Jasper is known as the supreme nurturer. Red Jasper connects one to the earth and groundings one's energy in a nurturing way. In doing so, it provides a comfortable energy for creatively expressing thoughts, emotions, and sexuality. It increases endurance, stamina, the “chi” or life force energy, and stimulates energy flow. By providing strength and preventing setbacks, it helps one be disciplined and progress towards goals. This stone aids in dream recall by providing insightful messages during dreamtime. Red Jasper also helps with the recovery from physical weakness and muscle tissue. It is a great stone to use in manifesting creative ideas.
Chemical Formula: SiO2 Fe O
Jasper is a silicate mineral. It derives from Quartz and forms inside the cracks of igneous rocks, typically during tectonic activity. Red Jasper gets its color from having a high iron oxide content. Iron and oxygen are both vital elements for the human body. In humans, iron makes metabolism possible and it is present in red blood cells. Without healthy red blood cells, we can’t get enough oxygen and therefore, become fatigued. Oxygen is an essential for life to exist.
Native Americans called Red Jasper the “rain bringer” and used it in sacred ceremonies. In ancient civilizations Red Jasper was believed to be an energizing stone. Egyptians said that Red Jasper was the blood of Isis and was used to treat extensive bleeding. Egyptians also used carved amulets out of Jasper that served as protection stones. Shamans used Red Jasper as a manifestation aid and protection stone for dream recall and shamanic journeying.
Location: South Africa
Size: .75" x .5" x .25"
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