What is Red Jasper?Jasper gives one the courage to speak out and have personal independence. It also protects from fears in the night. Red jasper is thought to help balance the energy in the body. All jaspers help balance the emotional energy in the body.
The Metaphysical Powers of Red Jasper:Red jasper has been used as a stone of protection for thousands of years. Part of the reason is its ability to create and help balance aggressive, dynamic energy. Its spiritual values are those found in ancient female warriors-a perfect balance between beauty and bold, confident power, a power you can feel when you wear it. Red Jasper helps with the sense of smell. It also promotes physical energy.
General Information About Red Jasper:
- Color: Brilliant red with occasional clear or white veins.
- Hardness: 6.5 – 7
- Optical Properties: Opaque to semi-translucent
- Luster: Vitreous
- Cleavage: None. Conchoidal fracture.
- Crystal Properties: Jasper is a microcrystalline quartz.
- Specific Gravity: 2.5 – 2.7
- Mineral / Rock Type: A variety of chalcedony.
- Healing Properties: None scientifically proven.
- Other Properties: Accepts a brilliant polish.