Polychrome Jasper (sometimes called Desert Jasper) is a rare stone commonly associated with passion, fire, and movement. It works with you to ensure your physical vitality is always at its peak. Meditating with this jasper helps channel your intentions into reality by stimulating your creativity and imagination.
Polychrome Jasper is also highly protective, capable of deflecting negative energies and clearing blocked energy channels. This jasper also specializes in grounding, providing balance and stability.
The Jasper Family
The Jasper family of stones comes with a lot of titles – supreme nurturer, stone of courage, stone of wisdom – and no matter what type you favor or choose, these qualities are present in all of them.
Jasper unifies all aspects of your life, reminding people to help each other. It absorbs negative energy, balances yin/yang, aligns body, mind, spirit, useful for shamanic travel. These stones also aid quick thinking and will re-energize you after recovering from illness. Jasper comes in many different colors, but all are useful for grounding subtle energy that will translate into action in the world.
These stones are able to support you during times of stress by providing tranquility. Jasper reminds people that we are all here to help one another. It provides protection and grounding energy for your physical body. This stone also promotes determination, helping you to tackle challenges assertively and face your truth with honesty.
Jasper helps with quick thinking, organizational skills, and the imagination, allowing you to transform your ideas into action.
The Ancient Egyptians associated jasper with the menstrual blood of the goddess Isis and believed that it assisted pregnant women and helped with breastfeeding.
In the early days of Christianity, the Bishop of Salamis credited green jasper with the power to drive away evil fantasies.
It is the stone of Archangels Haniel and Sandalphon.
The nickname Desert Jasper comes from polychrome jasper’s rich brown coloration.
Jasper is a sedimentary stone known as a chert. They are each unique to the extensive “bedded” deposits in which they are found. Many of these stones are named after the geographical area from which they were discovered. Polychrome jasper comes from Madagascar and is a close cousin to mookite.
Polychrome jasper is thought to be able to align and clear all chakras.
You can place this type of jasper in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
Polychrome jasper is typically connected with Leo.
In general, jaspers are excellent for regenerating tissue, particularly those inside the body. These stones also aid digestion.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Polychrome Jasper at Crystal Life
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I sat on a chair made of polychrome Jasper and felt this energy draw from my neck to the base of spine, then spread outward! Eyes closed, then I saw a flash of a figure that looked like Men At Work sign. I bought a thick 2 inch beautiful piece and I dont feel anything. Any thought?
Hi Victoria. There are many reasons for the different experience. The large size of the jasper seat against your base chakra which jasper is good for, the consciousness of someone who sat there before you being high and your relating to it. The men at work sign would indicate the jasper was helping with base chakra issues. The piece you bought: it may just have a different energy (stones are alive), it may have been too small for you to feel its energy, you may not have cleared the stone and it was carrying debris from someone who previously picked it up. Also, you were sitting on it and now you are holding it. So it may be the tactile connection to the base chakra is needed. I would suggest you cleanse the stone (let it sit on sea salt or kosher salt overnight, rinse it in water the same temperature as the room and be sure to discard the salt down the drain.) Then sit with the stone (e.g. hold it in your hands) and see what it wants to accomplish. If you wish to work with it on base chakra issues, ask its permission then you can either sit on the small stone or you can lie down and place the stone on the pubic bone and absorb its energies. Don’t forget to cleanse the stone every once in awhile. Like all else in life, working with a stone entails personal responsibility and learning some of the basics of the discipline. I hope this helps some. Atala