Jasper is a microcrystalline variety of quartz. Jaspers can include up to 20% foreign materials, which account for its wide variety of colours & patterns. Jasper is found all over the world and has been used for jewel and ornamentation since Palaeolithic times. The Babylonians believed that Jasper influenced women’s diseases, and was a symbol of childbirth. The name Jasper comes from the Greek and means ‘spotted stone’ and almost every type claims a wide range of healing powers. Jasper is also known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquillity and wholeness.
Psychologically, Jasper imparts determination to all pursuits. It brings the courage to get to grips with problems assertively, and encourages honesty with yourself. It supports during necessary conflict. Jasper aids quick thinking, and promotes organisational abilities and seeing projects through. It stimulates the imagination and transforms ideas into action. Jasper is thought to be especially lucky for mother and child during childbirth!! The 11th century Bishop of Rouen, Marbodius, stated that Jasper “placed on the belly of a woman in childbirth relieves her pangs”. This comes from a time when stones were believed to be alive and have a sex, Jasper being a female stone!
Types & Colours
Basanite Jasper is helpful for those undecided whether to press on with a relationship that has hit a bad patch.
Black Jasper is a highly protective and great grounding stone, good for stomach & foot problems!
Blue Jasper brings the courage of one’s convictions to speak out against injustice or prejudice to protect the vulnerable.
Brecciated Jasper is an excellent aid to keeping your feet firmly on the ground and attaining emotional stability.
Brown Jasper wear it when trying to cut down or quit smoking or to stop a panic attack. It is also an excellent worry stone.
Bumble Bee Jasper signifies triumph over the impossible.
Chohua Jasper is an energetic stone that can stimulate love and passion.
Cinnabar Jasper transmutes anger and resentment or psychological impotence into dynamic and charismatic assertion.
Cobra Jasper brings mental clarity and peace to emotional people.
Dalmatian Jasper brings fun back into your life & helps with relationships, purifies the blood & boosts the immune system.
Dragons Blood Jasper is an intensely healing stone, promoting courage, strength and vitality while also supporting centeredness and grounding.
Elephant Skin Jasper attracts prosperity on business trips and overseas deals.
Exotica Jasper(also known as Sci-Fi Jasper)is cleansing and works to realign all aspects of your being.
Fancy Jasper nurtures bringing comfort and peace to your situations.
Flower Jasper is a feel good stone that instantly uplifts you. Also good for mending a broken heart.
Green Jasper for overcoming phobias about germs, controls fears of small crawling things and OCD. It helps children develop regular sleep patterns.
Guinea Fowl Jasper is gentle and protective and is ideal for those who have been traumatised.
Imperial Jasper is said to enable the wearer to withstand heavy negativity. It is also believed to stabilize emotions, provide protection (as all Jaspers do) and reduce fears and insecurities.
Impression Jasper helps with remembrance of past lives. Balances central nervous system and eases depression, fear, worry, anxiety and impatience.
Kambaba Jasper is soothing and allows the bodies energy to flow.
Leopard Skin Jasper assists in self-healing by eliminating toxins from the body (including body odour!) and aiding spiritual discovery.
Lizard Skin Jasper is great for support in times of change.
Mogollon Rim Jasper (Arizona) symbolizes vitality with endurance whilst stimulating enthusiasm and creativity.
Mookatite Jasper (Australian) imparts both a desire for new experiences and a deep calm with which to face them.
Ocean Jasper is full of positive gentle nurturing energy that helps anyone who wears or holds it.
Ocean Blue Jasper helps release emotional trauma and helps you to feel at home in water.
Orange Jasper brings feelings of warmth and positivity and is said to be the stone of Lady Luck.
Orbicular Jasper supports service, assists in accepting responsibility and instilling patience.
Parrot Wing Jasper is made from Jasper and Chrysocolla and has many wonderful properties, including instilling strength and balance in the wearer. It is also said to help ease emotional heartache and increase one’s capacity for love.
Picasso Jasper is a reminder that it is never too late to enjoy life to the full. A good worry stone.
Picture Jasper is a powerful emotional and psychological healing stone. Promotes harmony and balance. Reveals hidden thoughts, hopes, and fears. Enhances creative visualization.
Pink Jasper has a very calming effect, and can provide feelings of caring, tenderness and self-worth.
Polychrome Jasper is highly protective helping you to reach out to others.
Poppy Jasper is the stone of remembrance and peace; happiness and energy.
Porcelain Jasper can aid relaxation and contentment and lends a positive attitude to life.
Purple Jasper eliminates contradictions.
Rainbow Jasper is said to ease emotional stress, carry rainbow jasper and feel relaxed and secure, as most other red jaspers.
Rainforest Jasper (also called rhyolite) can be used to invigorate or renew your emotional state. It brings hope and positive energy to alleviate depression or lethargy.
Red Jasper is supposed to strengthen mothers who bring up children alone. A stone of passion, red jasper is a token of all who consummate love.
Royal Plume Jasper brings status and power and supports preserving ones dignity.
Sea Sediment Jasper is great for inner peace, clarity, love & compassion.
Shady Mesa Jasper (California) is effective in neutralizing disorder and aggressiveness.
Shell Jasper instils serenity and contentment while at the same time providing grounding and protection.
Silver Leaf Jasper provides protection when you travel through dangerous places.
Snakeskin Jasper (Red) is said to enhance compassion and a sense of responsibility. A stone of fairness and justice. A strong protective stone.
Spider Jasper for uncovering secrets concerning family members or partners.
Stone Canyon Jasper This stone increases determination in all pursuits and aids quick thinking. It also reminds one to be honest with oneself and to help others.
Terra Jasper is a wonderful stone for helping one find inner peace, clarity, love and compassion.
Trummer Jasper clears negative energy and and replaces it with positive.
Unakite Jasper is a stone of vision. It balances emotions with spirituality.
Yellow Jasper has been credited with the ability to help you ‘clear your mind’, to help prevent setbacks in progress, and even to eliminate the aspects of digression.
Zebra Jasper encourages us to stop considering failure as an option in life, and to take action towards reaching our dreams and goals.