Jasper Pendants – Jasper gemstone is one of the varieties of quartz and there
are thousands of different types of jaspers available. The name of the stone
derives from the Greek word meaning ‘spotted stone’ and interestingly Jasper
can form in any color and pattern. These patterns can range from veins, marble,
rings, streaks, bands and spots.
shamans and healers have used it for centuries due its magical properties.
People in ancient times wore Jasper to ward off evil, witchcraft and ghosts.
Various civilizations engraved Jasper on a breastplate of a high priest.
to its chemical composition, the hardness of the stone makes it a good material
for creating jewelry, carvings and ornaments. It is opaque in clarity and
polishes very well. Typically Jasper is cut into a cabochon in different shapes
such as round, oval, teardrop and heart.
Jasper has differing abilities depending on the colours the stone exhibits. In
general it is said to be a nurturing stone, brings about the feeling of peace
and a balanced wellbeing. It is said that it will absorb the wearer’s negativity.
is said to help revitalise the body, support healing with any chronic ailments,
gut pains, pancreas ailments, sciatica, foot and libido disorders.
astrological signs for Jasper are Virgo, Leo and Scorpio. Jasper is the
birthstone for the month of March. It is said that Jasper is for the crown chakra.
It is a great gift for you, a friend or family that would greatly benefit from
the holistic aspects of this gemstone.