Picture Jasper is a Seeker Transformer. Seeker Transformers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of ones life to a more desirable state.
Seekers are used when we need some help to find a new path, a new approach, or in any quest to gain that which we desire but do not yet possess. When they possess the Earth Power of the Transformer, like beautiful, colorful jasper, they have the power to aid us to find new relationships that will transform some part of our life.
Picture Jaspers are usually cut into cabochons as this one is. They are usually polished. They are absolutely perfect for personal talismans. Easy to carry in ones pocket or purse. They are hard and durable. Brightly colored ones work best. Chose these by the vibrancy and interest of their designs. Your mind needs to connect with their color and design for best results.
This cabochon is both silver and scarlet. It seems to draw most of its energy from the beautiful silver elements. Silver crystals find patterns and the inner meanings of events. Use silver crystals and minerals for quiet meditation, finding your real purpose in life, and calm reflection on life’s meanings.
The scarlet elements of this jasper give the energy of strength and vitality, both physical and spiritual.
With its silver energy, this particular Picture Jasper can be used in honoring Q're, the Nabataean Goddess of Crescent Moon and Maidens.
This Picture Jasper with its silver and red bands is associated with GEMINI (21 May - 21 Jun.) Wikipedia tells us Gemini is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Gemini is considered a "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered an air sign, and is one of four mutable signs. Gemini has been closely associated with the planet Mercury and is considered to be ruled by it.
This picture jasper has mostly Metal elemental energy. Metal energy is the energy of intelligence, contraction, healing, and creativity. It is the energy of togetherness and crystallization - of ideas, of concepts, and of groups. It is hard, sharp, and often destructive, yet an essential element in all lives.
We have to be sharp, unyielding, and hard at times to find our way without being a victim of others. The metal element brings the power of concentration and determination to our lives and our dwellings.
Picture jasper is used for grounding and centering in the beginning of a meditation ritual. It will allow you to harmonize with nature and ease the transition to the meditation state. Use a picture jasper for the first few minutes of any meditation then switch to a crystal that attuned to the intent of your session.
Other practitioners report that Picture Jasper is very grounding. It is used to develop and mature a love of the earth as the Earth Mother. It brings you significant understanding of nature and man's true role in protecting the environment.