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Red Jasper is a deep, rich red to terracotta red-brown, opaque crystal. It can be found in natural chunks that are dull in intensity, or tumbled with a glassy luster. Some stones, known as Brecciated Jasper, have dark gray / silver flecks of Hematite inclusions throughout (Poppy Jasper is Brecciated Jasper where the patterning looks more like poppy flowers).

Many use Red Jasper as a calming stone and to stimulate the Root Chakra. Some indigenous cultures consider Red Jasper to symbolize the blood of the Earth, making it particularly sacred. Red Jasper is full of grounding Earth energy. Red Jasper can connect you deeply to the vibrations of the Earth, bringing a greater understanding of the necessity of natural events. You can use Jasper to further your knowledge of the connection between humans and nature.

A gentle stone, Red Jasper works slowly and effectively, and is a great stone to ground anyone who is overly sensitive to crystalline energy.

Red Jasper aids in resolving difficult situations and can be used to ground and stabilize the Aura. Using Jasper can bring helpful insights into view that can help to progress toward set goals, or to understand why a change may be necessary.

In general, Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer”. It sustains and supports during times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. Used in healing, Jasper unifies all aspects of your life.  Jasper reminds people to help each other.


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Physical and Metaphysical Properties for
Crystal Name:Red Jasper
Pronunciation:red JAS-per
Affirmation:I am open to all that is around me and all that is within me.
Question:Are you open to all that is?
Astrological Sign:Aries (March 21 to April 19), Taurus (April 20 to May 20)
Primary Chakra:Root Chakra
Location:Africa, Brazil, China, India, Madagascar, Peru, South Africa
Mineral Class:Silicates
Crystal System:Trigonal Crystal System
Hardness:7 Hardness
Numerical Vibration:Number 6
Chemical Composition:SiO2, Silicon Dioxide with Iron Oxide Impurities
Physical:Athletic Ability, Body Temperature Regulation, Cancer, Circulatory Problems, Dizziness, Libido/Sex Drive, Liver Disorders and Health, Low Blood Pressure, Menstrual Cramps and Menstruation, Physical Protection, Physical Strength, Reproductive Organs Uterus, Stomach Problems/Constipation/Diarrhea, Vertigo, Vitality, Weakness
Spiritual:Dream Interpretation and Recall, Kundalini Energy, Root Chakra
Extra Grade:Beautiful bright red color, opaque, < 10% matrix
A Grade:Nice red color, opaque, 10% - 25% matrix
B Grade:Poor red color, opaque, and/or > 25% matrix
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Posted on March 29, 2013
  I have a jasper which is a very dark chocolate color brown. Would that be concidered a brown or a red or does it have a different name altogether? I would really appreciate some help. Thanks. Carmel  (Submitted by: CARMEL on January 01, 2010)

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