Picture Jasper is a Microcrystalline Quartz ( a variety of chalcedony); SiO2.
It is a form of Brown Jasper.
This stone is a grounding and harmonising stone with a strong connection to the earth.
It is said to promote feelings of responsibility towards the planet, encouraging a need to care for and protect it.
Brown Jasper, called Egyptian marble, was one of the traditional Jaspers in Ancient Egypt used for amulets, ritual vessels, and jewellery.
Native Americans and other indigenous societies carved it into arrowheads for luck and protection.
This stones grounding energy can give you a strong sense of who you are, where you’ve been and where you are going.
It is said to encourage creative visualisation, creativity and business pursuits.
This stone is also said to help alleviate fear.
It is useful when giving up smoking as it is said to strengthen the resolve.