Red Jasper set in sterling silver pendant (1-1/2" long)
Jasper is one of the oldest known gemstones. It is mentioned in the Bible several times. Jasper is a strong securing gemstone. It is a stability gemstone. It is a powerful protection against things that are not good for you and it eases emotional stresses, making it a wonderful gemstone to have in your home.
Metaphysical properties: Red jasper is a very protective stone. As a strong protection gemstone, red jasper is known to protect against hazards of the night and it protects from fears in the night. It is said to assist in protection and rescue from danger. It is said to be a stone that helps in all areas of survival. It is called a stone of fairness and justice because mystical lore claims that it decreases unjustness and helps in unfair situations.
It is also said to enhance responsibility, choice and compassion. Used in mystical dream work, it can enhance dream recall. Metaphysically, it is purported to have a stabilizing effect and help one take all one’s energy and use it in a balanced manner. Red jasper said in gemstone lore to be a stone of controlled passion and used to help control one’s own passions. Red Jasper is an excellent “worry bead” because it calms the emotions.
Jasper also gives one the courage to speak out and have personal independence. Red jasper is very lucky for actors.
Physical Healing properties: Crystal healing lore says that physically Red Jasper assists in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders and disease. A stone of health, Red Jasper strengthens and detoxifies the circulatory system, blood and liver. It can neutralize radiation and other forms of environmental and electromagnetic pollution. Red jasper is associated with the first and second chakras and is thought to help balance the energy in the body. (All jaspers help balance the emotional energy in the body).