India Agate pendant (1-1/2" long) - Stunning specimen of India Agate in unique heart shape
Jasper aka India Agate:
This gemstone is
an opaque creamy beige or gray stone with lavender, green, pink, orange or red
swirls and specks. It is said to facilitate tranquility and help eliminate
worry and depression. It also might bring mental clarity. Fancy Jasper varies
in color from forest green to burgundy and gold. It is useful for general
Jasper, in general, is known as a nurturing stone. It ranges in color from Reds,
Yellows, Greens, Browns and Oranges. There are several different varieties of
It is considered a Power Stone and a Protection Stone. Jasper
gives one the courage to speak out and be independent. Because it is a stone of
the earth, it is a very "grounding" stone.
All Jaspers have excellent protective energies, but they do not
give the "quick energy lift" that some other stones do. Although it
is a power stone, it is also a gentle stone that brings peace, relaxation,
tranquility, comfort, a sense of wholeness and healing. Jasper is used to
psychically assist with astral travel. In crystal healing, jasper is used for
the liver, gallbladder, stomach ailments and balancing male/female, yin/yang
When you think of the phrase "Solid as a Rock" Jasper
comes to mind. It is a stone that works slowly, providing constant, slow,
deliberate energy, especially good in time of needed change without the chaos a
total upheaval would cause. It is a good stone for working with shy or timid
people who need change.
Because it is a nurturing stone this makes it a good stone for the
healers to use on the behalf of others, such as in counseling or therapy, with
addictions or compulsive behavior or when you or others need to gather up
strength for the battles ahead. It can align all the chakras and balance yin
yang energies and it is stabilizing and healing.
It provides protection from other people, forces and even from
yourself! It can keep you from getting carried away, or lead astray, and being
diverted from your goals. Jasper helps to give you courage in preparation for
conflict, either physical or emotional.