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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