Jasper is an opaque and fine-grained variety of Chalcedony. It is found in all colors including: red, brown, pink, yellow, green, grey/white and shades of blue and purple. In ancient China Jasper was considered a symbol of the mystery of life; in Korea Jasper was a symbol of transformation; in Europe it symbolized both courage and modesty. Jupiter and Mercury are the planets of Jasper.
Talismans & amulets
As a talisman Jasper promises wealth and health, gives eloquence, improves memory. Astrologists consider Jasper to be beneficial for scientists as it gives them perseverance in pursuing tedious experiments. As an amulet Jasper helps against fever and epilepsy, memory and hearing loss. Avicenna advised to wear Jasper on a stomach level to cure stomach ailments. Constant wearing of this stone intensifies the sense of smell.
Jasper helps to treat low blood pressure. It alleviates diseases of a gastrointestinal tract, reduces pain of bruises. Red Jasper stops bleeding, heals female ailments. Dark Jasper saves from poison and hatred. The brown Jasper is helpful for premature aging, skin diseases and various allergic rashes. It suppresses neurotic fears, hallucinations, impulsive obsession. Yellow Jasper has a positive influence on endocrine system. It promotes extraction of toxins, absorption of vitamins A, B and C, and also of microelements such as aluminium, magnesium and zinc. Green Jasper improves sight, strengthens sense of smell, improves digestion, and stimulates breathing. It is used in ointments and massaging creams.
Jasper is a stone of happiness. Worn in a pendant or in a bracelet it will save from evil spirits and evil eye. Jasper gives courage and confidence necessary to achieve victory. It is a unique stone that removes all negative energy collected by human body. Red Jasper is the most powerful variety. Wearing Jasper on Tuesdays guarantees success in business meetings.