Ribbon Stone

Occurring in a variety of colours, light to dark greys, reds, burgundies, black, tans, creams & oranges. Patterns in the stone vary enormously ranging from stripes to spots and streaks, or a mixture of all. White spots in the stone have been identified as petrified algae, which has helped date the stone back more than 1200 million years. Hardness: 7 on the Mohs scale.