Jasper – Fire & Water Element -碧
Origin: India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Egypt, Madagascar, Australia, Brazil, Venezuela, Uruguay and USA.
History: In the early civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, Red and Green Jasper were once hot commodities!
People held the rock mineral Green Jasper in high value as far back as 7,000 years ago, when it was used in bow drills throughout the Indus Valley to carve other minerals such as cornelian and semi-precious stones like lapis lazuli.
Ancient people regarded the stone Red Jasper, as a sacred stone of physical and spiritual protection—a natural healing stone that amounts to courage and wisdom. Therefore, Red Jasper was once a talisman of warriors and carried as a source of protection.
Attributes: Jasper is known as the supreme nurturer. Assists in times of stress, brings tranquility. Psychologically, this stone helps give strength to pursuit goals. Stimulates imagination and transforms ideas into actions.
Physically it supports the circulatory, digestive and sexual organs. Balances the minerals in the body.
Ocean Jasper also called Sea Jasper, is rare Orbicular Jasper collected from the remote shores of north-western Madagascar and can only be mined at low tide; it is sometimes referred to as The Atlantis Stone. Its multi-coloured circles, contour lines, and bands of opaque stone are interspersed with druse, and spiritually represent the interconnectedness of all things. It carries a gentle nurturing energy that, when used regularly, assists in developing self-love and empathy for others. Its orbicular pattern facilitates circular breathing and enhances meditation.