Metaphysical Properties: Jasper

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The Metaphysical Properties of Gemstones, Minerals & Crystals


In this series of posts I have included metaphysical properties and information on some of my favourite or interesting Crystals, Gems and Minerals.
I have collected this from several sources and hope you find it helpful and interesting.

The colour of the piece will generally indicate as to which chakra they may benefit.
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Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It enhances one’s ability to relax and brings tranquillity, comforting, wholeness, healing, and gentle endings.

Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It enhances one’s ability to relax and brings tranquillity, comforting, wholeness, healing, and gentle endings. It is sometimes called the nurturing stone for its nurturing and protective energies.

Psychically, Jasper is used to assist with astral travel. In the physical realm, Jasper is used for the liver, gallbladder, soothing the stomach, and balancing yin/yang energies.


Black (Blackstone)

Black Jasper is a stone with a highly protective energy. It also has very healing energy. Black Jasper is said to bring good luck to the bearer in a fight, whether it be a mental, political, legal, or other type of fight.

It is also used for protection against lightning. Black Jasper is said to have energies of determining value; it was used as a touchstone for determining gold content in allows for thousands of years. In addition, it has the other properties of Jasper.

Physically, Black Jasper is said to be helpful for relieving pain, stomach ailments, foot problems, and hip dysplasia. Black Jasper is related to the root chakra. Black Jasper is sometimes called “Blackstone”.


Leopard Skin

Leopard Skin Jasper (also called leopard stone) is a stone of shamanic journeying. It also aids in service to others. It helps discover and connect with one’s animal totems or “power” animals.

It makes it easier for one to take responsibility properly. It is said to help with creative visualization. As with all Jaspers, this is a protective stone, and it is particularly protective during shamanic journeying.

Physically it helps eliminate toxins and decrease body odour and is extremely helpful in self-healing. It has properties of protecting the third chakra but is associated mainly with the root chakra.



Ocean Jasper is very soothing and helps to love oneself as well as others. It is very healing of the emotions and brings peace of mind.

It helps with acceptance of responsibility and increases patience. The circulars patterns on Ocean Jasper symbolise and help us realise that we are all inter-connected and nature is a cyclical pattern. It can also help with circular breathing for healing or meditation.

Being a type of Jasper, Ocean Jasper is a very protective stone, and any orbs (“eyes”) enhance this in regard to protection from the “evil eye.” Physically, Ocean Jasper is beneficial to the digestion, digestive organs, removing toxins, lessen body odour. Ocean Jasper is related to the heart chakra.



Picasso Marble (or Picasso Stone) is sometimes called Picasso Jasper. It has strong metaphysical qualities of grounding and calming. It also promotes weight loss and assists in the development of creativity, as well as engendering strength and self-discipline.



Picture jasper helps create harmony, proportion, creative visualization, positive things in business pursuits.

It brings and shows hidden messages from the past as well as hidden thoughts, fears, and hopes. These qualities make it useful as an emotional/psychological healing stone.



Red Jasper is called a stone of fairness and justice because mystical lore claims that it increases justness and helps in unfair situations. It is also said to enhance responsibility, choice, and compassion.

Used in mystical dream-work, it can enhance dream recall. It is said to assist in protection and rescue from danger. Red Jasper is associated with the first and second chakras.

Metaphysically, it is purported to have a stabilising effect, and help one take all one’s energy and use it in a balanced manner. It is also said to be a stone that helps in all areas of survival and is a very protective stone.

Red Jasper, in gemstone lore, is said to be a stone of controlled passion and used to help control one’s own passions. Crystal healing lore says that physically it assists in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders and disease.



Yellow Jasper has characteristics of helping one be strong and balanced in the social arenas and protects one’s social welfare.

It is associated with the solar plexus (belly) chakra. Yellow Jasper is a protective stone that particularly gives protection during travel, both physical and spiritual.

It also shields one from negativity and can protect from depression.

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