The Jasper family of stones comes with a lot of titles – supreme nurturer, stone of courage, stone of wisdom – and no matter what type of Jasper you favor or chose, these qualities are present in all of them.
Jasper unifies all aspects of your life, reminding people to help each other. Absorbs negative energy, balances yin/yang, aligns body, mind, spirit, useful for shamanic travel. Aids quick thinking. Re-energizes after illness. Jasper comes in many different colors. All are useful for grounding subtle energy for useful action in the world.
Jasper supports during times of stress by providing tranquility. This is a stone that reminds people that we are all here to help one another and not to forget that. Jasper provides protection, grounds energy, and grounds your physical body. Promotes determination, helps you to tackle challenges assertively, and helps you to face your truth with honesty.
Jasper helps with quick thinking, helps your organizational skills, stimulates the imagination, and helps you to transform your ideas into action.
Folklore | History
The Ancient Egyptians associated jasper with the menstrual blood of the goddess Isis and believed that it assisted pregnant women and helped with breast feeding.
In the early days of Christianity, the Bishop of Salamis credited green jasper with the power to drive away evil fantasies.
Is the stone of Archangels Haniel and Sandalphon.
Jasper is a sedimentary stone known as a chert. Found in extensive “bedded” deposits, these stones are unique to wear they are found. Many jaspers are named after the geographical area from which they were discovered.
Some jaspers are formed from volcanic ash when it is cemented into a solid material via silica precipitation.
Earth star, base, sacral, solar plexus, throat (according to color); aligns all the chakras.
Place in full moon moonlight to energize.
Move through sage smoke or incense, place in rice, or bury in the earth over night.