Crystal Meaning - Most jaspers are linked to the fire element. You will often read of agates being assigned to fire, mars, strength, physical well being and protection. Picture Jasper is different. Its as much air and it is fire, and it is earth. Picture jasper is linked to ideas, invention, expanded creativity, design, meditation, visions and travel; all that opens the mind. In addition this jasper is also linked to the realm for the ancient ascended masters, so teaching is also part so stones gift. The fire and earth of the crystal also provide a means of employing the ideas and grounding them. The stone also soaks up negativity, dissipates electrical energy, grounds, protects and cleanses the skin of toxin.
Physical Properties Quartz (SiO2) is the most abundant single mineral on earth. It makes up about 12% of the earth's crust, occurring in a wide variety of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. Jasper is a massive, fine-grained, opaque variety of chalcedony. It occurs in many colours brown, grey-blue, red jasper, yellow jasper, green bloodstone and combinations of these. Picture jasper is when it occurs in shades of brown, tan, black, blue or ivory. Group OXIDES, Composition SiO2, Hardness 7.0, Crystal structure TRIGONAL.