Renowned as a Nurturing Stone, Jasper is a gemstone of the shamans. Worn by the head of the clans including Peter, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, Jasper is known to connect man with the higher realm!
While the Egyptians believed that Jasper protected the dead in the afterlife, Romans believed Jasper could make rain.
From being a nomad’s stone to that for astral travel, Jasper is an Earth Stone that is found in a wide variety of shades. An empathy gemstone with unique and spectacular patterns, Jasper is also known as a dowsing stone.
Supreme Nurturer, Jaspre, Jaguar Stone, Mookaite, Odem, Jaspe, Iaspis, Chert, Nibelungenlied, Atlantis Stone, Iaspidem, Make-Up-Stone and Cosmic Stone;
6.5 to 7.0;
India, Brazil, Africa, Pakistan, USA, Germany, Italy and Mexico;
As there are many varieties of Jasper, there are many zodiac signs associated with it.
Prominent ones are Aries, Leo, Virgo, Gemini, Capricorn and Scorpio;
Brown, Red, Yellow, Green, Black, Pink, White, Ivory, Beige, Orange and Purple;
05, 06 and 11;
Base, Crown, Throat, Heart, Sacral and Solar Plexus Chakra;
Used for lapidary to armor making, varied Jasper is a fire element with a dense structure. Jasper is a variety of Chalcedony and quartz that bears the hues of iron and oxygen.
Emanating earthy vibrations, Jasper is seen with the spotted, striped or layered patterns of green, red, pink, brown, orange, black, white, yellow and purple solid colors. Etymology describes Jasper as a spotted or freckled gemstone while jasper is available from solid to a mix of colors such as spotted Dalmatian Jasper.
The commonest form of Jasper, red jasper was an amulet of the Warriors during the Middle Ages and called odem, the first stone. Red jasper stones are seen with colors such as terracotta brown, yellow to orange, deep and pale red or brown and considered ideal for celebrities.
Second, only to Red Jasper in saving wearers from danger, Green Jasper is the rain bringer stone too. Used for rainmaking since the 4th century, Green Jasper displays shades of lime green to bluish marine green with line and moss like inclusions.
Also referred to as the Jaguar Stone, Leopardskin Jasper is mined from Africa. Often used concurrently with shamanic journeys, Leopardskin Jasper is an immunity stone showing streaks of yellow, black, orange, pink and dirty green.
An exquisite variety of Jasper with high Sacral Chakra Power, Dalmatian Jasper is seen with spots of black on a white or ivory backdrop. The freckled Dalmatian Jasper is a cream to beige stone formed of quartz plus feldspar.
Yet another exotic variety of Jasper, picture jasper exists with patterns of flow of the mineral deposits during crystallization that surface as dendrites to landscapes. Picture jasper is renowned as portrait or landscape jasper as it projects abstract images of the nature identical to human paintings.
Owyhee jasper is a variety of picture jasper known for its depiction Owyhee landscape on the gemstone. Especially helpful for those born under Leo, picture jasper is a brown jasper available in all the colors of the rainbow and often mined from the USA.
Yet another popular variety of Jasper also called Rainbow Jasper, Fancy Jasper aligns multiple chakras and imbibes varied color energies including the seven colors of the rainbow. A stone of organization, fancy jasper is excellent to boost productivity by using creativity.
Mined from Oregon in the USA, Biggs Jasper is available in plenty too. Looking akin to the parched ground with colors such as moss green to yellow and beige, Biggs Jasper is a rare stone. Representing lavender to pink hues, Biggs Jasper is a stone that brings success in business.
Displaying shades of parrot green to indigo, red, yellow and white Brazilian Jasper is a mind strengthening stone. Often seen with vivid patterns, Brazilian Jasper also balances the Yin and Yang.
Often called Jaspre, Carrasite is a stone with an intricate dot like shading that gives a deep look to the gemstone. Formed from the remains of volcanic eruptions, carrasite jasper forms with volcano mixed with silica and include colors such as Pink, Green, Yellow, Blue, Orange and Brown.
Portraying deep green to lime, yellow, orange, black, white and pink colors, bumblebee jasper is a harmony stone that opens the subconscious mind to the wearer. Bumblebee Jasper is mined from Indonesia and comprises of a variety of colors, out of which yellow stands out without fail!
Encircled by a white band, imperial jasper features a colored centre, typically pink to red with laces of different colors around it. Mined from Mexico, imperial jasper looks like a brushed stone when polished.
Originating from South Africa, Kambaba Jasper is also called the Crocodile Jasper owing to its dung green colors. With flashes of dirty green to indigo, Kambaba Jasper is also mined from Madagascar!
Showing colors of yellow, red, and orange, mookaite jasper is renowned for being an evidence of pre-historic life as the same can be seen in the fossilized crystal. Originating from Australia, Mookaite Jasper works well in situations of grief and is popularly called, ‘Chert’.
Showing peach to bright yellow, Noreena Jasper displays the most startling and dramatic imageries inside. Also called the Munjina Stone, Noreena Jasper is yet another type of Jasper mined from Australia.
With tiny to large spheres within, ocean jasper is called Sea Jasper or the Atlantis Stone, and mostly found from Madagascar. An exceptional variety of jasper with a transparent texture, ocean jasper shows yellow to white and green colors on it.
Seen with blazing colors of orange to yellow, chocolate, maroon and red, Brown Jasper is also called the Egyptian Marble. Boosting environmental wellness, brown jasper has many varieties, one of which is the infamous Zebra Jasper with black and white stripes on it.
A fragmented jasper within a red to the yellow and grey backdrop, brecciate jasper is also popular as ‘poppy jasper’ or ‘broken jasper’. From creaks to crevices and realistic cracks, Brecciated Jasper activates Base and Sacral chakras.
One of the costly Jaspers around the world, Yellow Jasper activates the Solar Plexus Chakra and heals distress. Yellow Jasper shows colors including pale to burnished or mustard yellow.
Portraying plume like inclusions akin to Plume Agate, Royal Plume Jasper is popular as Plum Jasper too. Plum Jasper activates the crown chakra and helps in easy decision-making.
Also popular as the Black-veined Jasper, spider web jasper shows spider web like patterns in black, grey and white. Spider Web Jasper is a grounding stone with the powerful energy of focus within.
The rarest types of Jasper, Black Jasper is known as Basanite and composed of the finest grains in all varieties of Jasper. Black Jasper induces prophetic dreams to intuitive powers to the wearer and is seen in black to grey shades.
Any jasper found with concentric circles, rings or spheres within the stone in distinct colors constitute orbicular jasper. Often, orbicular jasper is seen with colors such as red, pink, green, yellow, brown, white and black on it.
From veins to spots and dark blotches, blue jasper displays an aquamarine tint. A stress-buster gemstone, Blue Jasper instills courage in the wearer to activate Throat Chakra as well!
A unique combination of red jasper, Unakite Jasper attracts harmony in relationships and is known as epidote. Displaying intense streaks of pink to red, unakite jasper also shows white and forest green tints.
Mined from Africa, African Jasper is seen with seams of gray to orange and black on it. The sanctified variety of jasper also shows blue, indigo, white, pink, yellow and orange shades depending on the ore.
A stone that aligns multiple charas of the body, Jasper boosts fertility and healthy pregnancy, in females and sperm regeneration in males. Wearing Jasper on the higher chakras also helps the wearer quit Alcohol or other similar addictive substances.
Prominently used as a diet stone, Jasper possesses powers to heal the heart, stomach, liver, gallbladder, lungs, respiratory system and intestines. From cleaning the blood to preventing common colds and influenza, Jasper wearers are also blessed with energy and lack of fatigue!
Keeping Jasper close to your skin can bring down foul body odor as well as heal severe disorders including vitamin deficiencies, blood clothing, unclean blood, blood thinning, hemorrhoids, seizures and liver failure.
Throughout history, Jasper has been revered as the stone of The Wind to Rain, Abundance and Fortune. Meditating with Jasper brings an end to poverty, drudgery and even the scorching sun of summer!
Jasper is a divination stone that helps the wearer to astral travel and comprehends deeper meanings life as well as destiny. Jasper reminds the wearer of the bad and good karma of past and future lives too.
Often gifted as a protective crystal for travelers, Jasper induces powers of intuition, prophecy and Clair vision in its wearer in addition to balancing the Yin and Yang.
Unlike most gemstone, Jasper is a potent stone with multiple color energies, each awakening a different chakra of a combination of more than one. Jasper can be used extensively for grounding beliefs, renewing perceptions and having a fresh start to life.
If you’ve been traumatized of your past emotional baggage, drop it with this powerful jasper and rejuvenate your jaded emotions to incomplete oaths RIGHT AWAY! Jasper introduces a divine glow of happiness from within that puts an end to erratic mood swings and lack of love.
Jasper heals your aura and helps in voicing your deepest darkest desires to dreams and goals by teaching values of self-discipline to calmth, kindness, patience and peace.
Often referred with Agate, Jasper shows different properties based on its principal color. And with every changing color, the powers differ too as it activates different chakra points each time. Jasper is known to shake the heavens!
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