Jaspers are an opaque microcrystalline type of quartz that was formed by silica-rich sediment or volcanic ash. The name “Jasper” comes from the Old French word “jasprew” which means “spotted or speckled stone.” There are several different types of Jaspers. The most frequent colors you will find of this stone are brown, red, orange, yellow, and green.
Considered the “Supreme Nurturer” stone as it provides support and brings tranquillity during times of stress and turmoil. This stone encourages grounding, stability, security, courage, willpower, strength, and healing. Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy.
Jasper promotes circulation and flow of prana life-force energy. It boosts your immune system and has an anti-inflammatory effect. Jasper is said to improve one’s resistance to environmental pollution and to help with diseases of the sexual organs and with digestive and intestinal problems.
◊ Primary Chakras: Root, Solar Plexus ◊ Associated Zodiac Signs: Leo, Virgo, Scorpio ◊ Associated Planet: Mars ◊ Associated Element: Fire ◊ Key Traits: Nurturing, Healing, Protection, Relaxation, Contentment, Compassion
Wearing and using Jasper mala beads is a powerful and efficient way to access the healing benefits of this gemstone in your yoga practice and daily life. If you have a meditation altar, placing your Jasper mala on it will also help to empower and activate the space for healing. All of the following mala bracelets and mala necklaces contain Jasper gemstones: