Hippo Picture Jasper Hand Carved Gemstone Animal Totem Statue Stone Sculpture
Hippos, one of the largest of the land mammals in existence; can weigh up to 3 tons. Their symbolic history goes back to Ancient Egypt and they were highly revered by the Egyptians as a powerful, strong, and "bull" like protection. The word Hippo itself is from ancient Greek for "River Horse". If the Hippo is your Totem, certainly your attention is on power and moving through life in a powerful way.
Jasper - aggregate of quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases; Colors include red, yellow, brown, green, and sometimes blue. All natural gemstone. Known as Supreme Nurturer. Aids in remembering that one is to bring joy and assist others. Conducive to awareness. Helps protect against negative energies. Picture jasper as the name implies often times have opaque colorations creating pictures or faces in the stone patterning. Stimulates memory recall of messages or mental pictures from days gone by; thus helpful to ones shamanic journeying and useful in dream recollection.
Each hand carved sculpture is unique.
Length: 57.00 mm or 2.25 inches - more or less
Width: 31.00 mm or 1.25 inches - more or less
Weight: 42.00 grams - more or less
NOTE: Gemstones have great variance in the color, and striations of patterning. We have taken pictures of a fairly common representation and take great care in selecting material that you will be happy with; please give us the grace of slight variations from the picture - and we guarantee that you will be happy with our selection!