Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and/or chalcedony and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions. The mineral aggregate breaks with a smooth surface and is used for ornamentation or as a gemstone.
A talisman of protection and discernment. Provides inner strength and mental clarity. Holds a deep connection to the Earth and aids grounding and insight in spiritual work, mind travel or deep meditations. Stimulates the Solar Plexus Chakra and amplifies self-confidence and courage.