Jasper is a term which generally refers to opaque semi-precious gemstones, usually
to see the Mystical Properties of Jaspers, in general.
This term is sometimes interchangeable with
Agates tend to be clearer and/or banded. We also carry
Mixed Jasper Jewelry.
Jasper was often mentioned as bringing rain by American Indians.
The word for Jasper in some American Indian cultures meant
rain-bringer, while the ancient Aztecs favored all green stones, including green jasper. The
Japanese of the Iron Age buried Jasper amulets called Magatama with their dead.
Jaspers, in general, are mentioned as being the Patron
Stone to Counselors and Therapists and is assigned an overall healing
gemstone by Natural Healers. Thought important for women during childbirth--holding a piece
of Jasper in the hand during childbirth is said to help relieve pain and
guard the mother and child. Other protective/healing effects
are determined by the color of the stone:
Solar Plexus, Intelligence, Concentration.
Protection. Beauty and grace to young women. Bronchials,
fevers and lower Chakras. Defensive magic.
Grounding, centering, self-esteem.
General healer. Stomach problems, hallucinations,