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.