Red Jasper is an opaque form of quartz. Its colour ranges from a deep red to a reddish-brown often flecked with shades of grey. Its red colour comes from its high levels of iron. Its name comes from Old French “jaspre” meaning “spotted or speckled stone”.
Jasper was known to have been a favored gem through ancient times. It had significance in Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Assyrian, Greek, and Roman cultures. Native Americans also believe that it rejuvenates health and brings about rebirth. According to Norse mythology, Siegfried the Dragon Slayer magical sword contained Red Jasper in its hilt to give him the courage to slay dragon and monster. It is still known as the warrior stone due to its protective nature.
The stone contains an extremely nurturing energy and is often called the supreme nurturer. Red Jasper brings problems to light before they become too big and provides insights into the most difficult situations. During a crisis, it supports and reminds people how to care for each other.
It makes an excellent worry stone, calming the emotions when held in the hands or placed on the body.
Red Jasper stimulates the base chakras grounding you into stability, strength, and assisting in rebirthing.
It cleans and stabilises the aura, and strengthens your boundaries. It provides protection and grounds energy
This is a stone of health, strengthening and detoxifying the circulatory system, the blood, and the liver.
Tumblestones are inexpensive and cheap and are a great gateway into a particular crystal. The fact that they are small means is a huge benefit and allows them to be carried in your purse with you allowing the healing and protecting energy to be with you all day.