Natural Jasper is a common mineral, and therefore hungry colored pebbles humanity collecting colorful Jasper stones at the dawn of its civilization. The interest grew in proportion to the brightness of the colors and the size of the Jasper monoliths. Why called “Jasper”? As seen and said in Greek “mottled” sounds like “Jasper”. So, Jasper is just variegated stone.
From the point of view of the geologist, the value of Jasper is small. A mineral is a strongly (up to 40% of the total weight) contaminated quartz. Even the most homogeneous Jasper in the tenth part consists of impurities. However contaminants do Jasper and beautiful, and valuable. Practice Jasper appreciated. Jewelers for unparalleled beauty, the stone-cutters of the durable pliability, production workers – for resistance to mechanical loads and abrasive wear. The demand in Jasper, gradually transforming over centuries, has not decreased in over five millennia!
Jasper is different. Moreover, this diversity is so great that even today, a clear classification of all varieties of a mineral is difficult. Make five color variations of the stone. Green Jasper is a wonderful ornamental material. Many Museum exhibits that demonstrate the art of stone-cutters, made of green Jasper. Paradoxically, bloody Jasper, too, can be green. White Jasper is characterized by light color. Banded, bar or a mosaic pattern of stone is a common for white Jaspers.
Of course, the white mineral is rather arbitrary, and because white is often considered the stones more than half consisting of ococingo (or even black) material. Red Jasper usually has a brick shade. It happens to be plain, but more often rock mass striated strokes, contrasting sandwich speckled with spots. The rocks in which red color combined with green inclusions (often predominant), also applies to the red (bloody) Jasper, called heliotropes. Other names heliotrope – meat agate, Stefanov stone.
Connoisseurs of beautiful minerals with a special commitment to allocate Jasper agate. This stone unites two related breeds, making his aesthetic expression is often excellent. The Jasper agate many varieties, a complete list of which is not yet composed: stone is the Earth annually bringing Mineralogy Jasper surprises. The brighter, more colorful, decorative, and, of course, raritetnoe Jasper shards, the higher they are valued in the market of ornamental stones and jewelry.
One gram of Jasper high gem quality (of these stones cabochons are made) can cost more than ten dollars. Ten times cheaper than you can buy Jasper a good ornamental quality. Jasper crystal healing. Unprecedented variety of Jaspers could not give the inquiring according to the many ways of effective application of gem in the treatment of diseases. Many thousands of years ago traditional Chinese medicine prescribes Jasper for cleansing and healing of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and kidneys.
The ancient Romans, in order to make the healing effect of the mineral targeted, wore Jasper amulets inscribed with personal names. Such a measure, according to the testimony of ancient historians, in most cases, accelerated recovery. Today Jasper is a great natural stimulant. Gentle on the major functions of the body, it normalizes razvijenih systems and synchronizes the mechanisms controlled by the Central nervous system. Colored amulets from Jasper differ in the direction of action. Red gem improves cardiovascular and hematopoietic function of the body.
The stone can stop bleeding, to normalize the menstrual cycle, increase the filter capacity of the blood, spleen and liver. Green Jasper, like the red, helps stop bleeding, strengthens blood vessels. However, the main “skill” is focused on the healing of the stomach and intestines. Yellow Jasper stops the pain and soothes. Its influence extends to both the Central and peripheral nervous system. The magic of Jasper. Esotericism all over the world unanimously recognize: Jasper greatly reduces any negative impact and energy.
Even dealt the damage, even the black death the evil eye and the spells lose their effect if a person sincerely and with a desire begins to wear Jasper jewellery. Jasper shape of the figures is important. It is established that the elongated items (including large: cornices, shelves, borders, fireplace mantel, countertops, etc.) contribute to the liberation from harmful influences. Round Jasper products (balls, discs, plates, vases etc.) on the contrary, concentrate positive energy. A small ball made of Jasper, living in the pocket of a business suit, increases the efficiency of the Manager.
Jasper vase set in the Director’s office, helps to achieve success in the work of the whole enterprise. Of the zodiac signs all over Jasper’s favor Virgos. Dev mineral eliminates severe traits, providing ease of rational judgment, eliminates the tendency to tediousness and mentorship. The soft nature of Fish will find in the Jasper faithful assistant and mastermind. Colorful stone teaches Fish balanced attitude to one’s own inner world and external conditions of existence. Softens Jasper and the characters are Scorpios born in the first decade of the month. Not so clearly, but still expressed a positive impact of Jaspers on the other signs of the zodiac.