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Red Jasper

Red Jasper is known as a shaman’s stone; it gathers energy for courageous and practical strategic action. It provides strength, courage and determination for base chakra issues. Helps alleviate electromagnetic pollution. Red Jasper nurtures and reminds people to be kind to each other. Provides strength, courage, determination for base chakra issues (security in the outer world). Increases energy, calms emotions

Historical Folklore

According to Viking and Germanic legend, the hilt of the magical sword of Siegfried, the dragon slayer, was inlaid with Red Jasper to bring him courage.

The ancient Egyptians linked Red Jasper with the fertilizing blood of Mother Isis, and often carved it into protective amulets to be placed upon the neck of the deceased, engraved with the 156th chapter of the Book of the Dead.

Based on the stones known and used at the time of the Hebrew exodus, it is believed Red Jasper was likely the “Ruby” listed in the Bible – the Odem, or first stone in the breastplate of Aaron, the High Priest, engraved with the tribal name of Reuben.

Red Jasper was called the blood of Mother Earth by Native American tribes and was used to stimulate health and re-birth, new ideas and strategies, and increased one’s sensitivity to the earth when dowsing for water or calling in rain.

Chakra Association

Red jasper is associated with the base (or root) chakra.

Red Jasper and Astrology Signs 

For those born with their sun in Aries, red jasper helps you think before taking action and helps you to be aware of the consequences.

For those born with their moon in Aries, red jasper helps you to understand the difference between being assertive and aggressive.

For those born with their ascendant in Aries, red asper provides patience and insight into the efficacy of your leadership.

Health Folklore

Red jasper detoxifies and strengthens your circulatory system, blood, and liver. It also helps alleviate the detrimental effects of electromagnetic pollution

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.

Red Jasper at Crystal Life

All of our stones are hand-selected by Crystal Life President,  Atala Toy. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life, they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.

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