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Toki-ishi Gallery

Gallery of Toki-ishi

Toki-ishi, blue ( 土岐石・蒼 )
In the Toki-ishi, blue and yellow points are remarkable.

Toki-ishi, blue ( 土岐石・蒼 )
The shape is not so remarkable. It is normal.

Toki-ishi, blue ( 土岐石・蒼 )
Backside. Blue, yellow points and white lines are remarkable.

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )
This red Toki-ishi might be not jasper, but chert. Contrast of red and white is beautiful.

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )
By changing the angle, it looks like mountain with white snow or cloud?

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )
By changing the angle, it looks like mountain with waterfall?

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )
This Toki-ishi is red jasper. Although Toki-ishi is mined from Sand layer, this kind of wearing texture is observed commonly. It seems that Toki-ishi was used to be rolling stone caused by ancient sea.

Toki-ishi, red ( 土岐石・赤 )
This Toki-ishi is woody red jasper. If you see closely, you can see marks of wood.

Toki-ishi, yellow green ( 土岐石・黄緑 )
This Toki-ishi is also woody yellow green jasper. If you see closely, you can see marks of wood.

Toki-ishi, yellow green ( 土岐石・黄緑 )

Toki-ishi, yellow green ( 土岐石・黄緑 )
Backside. You can see mark of a twig. And also, color variation between green and yellow is beautiful. This variation can be seen in jasper sometimes.