One of the most popular crystal types out there is Jasper! This is not only because it's a powerful and beautiful crystal but also because it comes in so many different varieties. Have you ever wondered what the different types of Jasper mean and which one would help you most? Keep reading on to find out! Here we'll talk about the different varieties of Jasper, how to spot them, and their healing properties!
Regardless of the type of Jasper you have, it is always still a Jasper deep down. Therefore, even though they are different types of Jasper, they all share some inherent qualities. Known as the “Supreme Nurturer,” Jasper is a stone of grounding and stability; providing comfort and security, strength and healing. Its presence balances the aura to a level of wholeness and peace. It acts as a reminder that one is not here on the physical plane simply for oneself, but to bring joy and substance to others.
Wear or carry Jasper to alleviate stress and induce tranquility. Its cleansing effect eliminates negative energy and stabilizes the aura. It makes an ideal worry or rubbing stone for soothing the nerves and increasing one’s focus. It is a wonderful stone for banishing nightmares or harmful thoughts.
The Different Types of Jasper
There are hundreds of different types of Jasper. However, there are definitely some that are more popular than others. Below we will discuss the most popular, powerful, and rare varieties of Jasper.
Wear or carry Bloodstone as an amulet of protection against threats or bullying, whether verbal or physical. It can also be used for guidance to withdraw when appropriate and the courage to confront when needed. Sew a small Bloodstone in the coat of a child or teenager who is being bullied. Carry one for strength when adjusting to new circumstances.
Wear or carry Bloodstone to increase mental clarity and to aid in decision-making. It provides a mental boost when motivation is lacking and can revitalize the mind and body if you are exhausted. Bloodstone stimulates dreaming and heightens intuition. It is marvelous for increasing creativity and cultivating a project from the idea stage through to actualization. It encourages blessings and prosperity. Shop for your own Bloodstone +
If life has become burdensome and all sense of joy seems to be lost, wearing or carrying a Dalmatian Stone can reawaken a sense of fun and humor. It has a fortifying, restorative, and emotionally harmonizing effect; counteracting disillusion, cynicism, and skepticism. Its Tourmaline inclusions quickly dissipate negative energy and outworn patterns, moving you forward in life.
The determination within Dalmatian Stone encourages one to carefully think over plans for any project, reflecting on every phase of development, and then to translate the ideas into actuality with enthusiasm and vigor. It is an excellent talisman for the early stages of setting up a business or solo venture. Shop for your own Dalmatian Stone +
Genesis Stone contains a combination of Jasper, Hematite, and Magnetite. These stones are approximately 2 billion years old and are highly recognized for their grounding capabilities. It is often used to dispel negative thoughts and energy vampires. When placed strategically within a home it is excellent for cleansing entire rooms and allows the energy to remain positive.
Other practitioners report that Genesis stone provides for deep earth core grounding while one travels to spiritual heights and new dimensions. Shop for your own Genesis Stone +
Green Hair Jasper
Green Hair Jasper is an excellent talisman for those coping with paranoid delusions, entity attachments, or who feel overwhelmed by nightmares. Out of all of the different types of Jasper, ones that are pure green are considered most rare. Wear or carry as a rubbing stone to ward off negative energy, bring reassurance, and help restore inner calm.
Green Hair Jasper is an exceptional stone for healing dis-ease within the emotional system; especially in areas of obsession by balancing out parts of one’s life that have become all-important to the detriment of others. It helps one recognize thought patterns and fixations that have become irrational and brings the courage needed to express and accept them in order to move forward. It encourages resistance, improves control over one’s thoughts and actions, and restores harmony to the emotional body. Shop for your own Green Hair Jasper +
Kambaba Jasper is a stone of Peace and Tranquility, imbued with the nourishing green energy of Nature. Its dark mystic circles and deep green swirls comfort and protect. It calms and relaxes, soothing troubled minds and restoring balance to the body and spirit. Its slow steady frequency expands one’s ability to focus. It is a remarkable aid in meditation; granting the release of negative thoughts and feelings, especially those that plague one’s consciousness on a continual basis.
Kambaba Jasper is known for its ability to calm and soothe emotional upheaval. For those sensitive to its vibration, it creates a special aura. This creates a pleasant sensation as it irradiates throughout the body. It invites feelings of compassion and patience, humility, and even generosity. Kambaba is particularly conducive to opening the heart; increasing the ability to love the self and others more deeply and to be open to receiving love in return. Shop for your own Kambaba Jasper +
Jasper, when it possesses the scarlet ray of influence as Kona Jasper, is a crystal of physical energy, vitality, and protection. It is a healing crystal of the base chakra and a powerful fire element used in the south area of a home.
Kona Jasper is a Seeker Transformer crystal. 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. Agates are often small, and usually polished. They are absolutely perfect for personal talismans. Easy to carry in one's pocket or purse. They are hard and durable. Brightly colored ones like this scarlet one work best. Shop for your own Kona Jasper +
The unique artistry of Jasper is that of nature itself – golden sunshine, a nighttime sky, poppy fields or a deep green forest, desert sands, the undulating ocean, red rock canyons, sweeping mountains. Each stone is a masterpiece of the Creator, bold and primitive in style, solid and earthy in form, with a warm, harmonious energy that resonates with the primal self. That is never more apparent when viewing Maligano Jasper.
It is a stone of endurance, perseverance and tenacity, and shields against others’ negativity. Worn for long periods of time, it eases chronic worries and builds self-confidence, attracting others for friendship or to help with a goal. It supports steady learning, and transmits healing and empowering Earth energies, especially when meditating outdoors. Shop for your own Maligano Jasper +
Mookaite is an Australian Jasper of bold, earthy beauty with a fiery fusion of red and yellow energies. It carries an invigorating frequency of strength and vitality and increases Life Force within the physical body. It enables one to utilize these positive energies to increase one’s will and focus one’s personal power. Mookaite promotes an ageless spirit willing to accept change and seek new experiences and awakens one’s natural instincts in knowing the right direction to take.
Use Mookaite Jasper to connect with elemental Earth powers for increasing self-confidence, self-worth, and to realize one’s full potential. Press a Mookaite palm stone against the upper stomach to activate the Solar Plexus Chakra, the seat of will and personal power. Shop for your own Mookaite +
Morrisonite, like many minerals or rocks, is named after someone associated with its discovery or early mining. Morrisionite is a type of Jasper named for James Morrison who, for a half-century, made his home in a canyon of the Owyhee River some six or eight miles above the discontinued post office of Watson. Not to be confused with Owyhee Jasper, which was found several miles away from the Morrisonite discovery.
Morrisonite Jasper is a stone of gentleness and relaxation. It enhances one’s ability to relax and brings tranquility, comforting, wholeness, healing, and gentle endings. It provides a strengthening energy for the emotional body, easing stress, and producing calm stability. For those sensitive to its vibration, it creates a special aura, a pleasant sensation as it irradiates throughout the body. It invites feelings of compassion and patience, humility, and even generosity. Shop for your own Morrisonite Jasper +
Ocean Jasper, also known as Sea Jasper (see below), draws its soothing power from the element of Water. It is a stone of strength and renewal with a slow, steady frequency and deep circular energy that embodies the interconnectedness of all things. Its spherical patterns are a spiritual reminder of how thoughts, words, and actions interact in our world and flow in a circular direction. It honors the principle that what one sends out will indeed return.
Like tides that ebb and flow along a shore, Ocean Jasper brings to the surface long-hidden and unresolved emotional issues and uses its gentle nurturing energies to bring healing. It encourages being honest with oneself when confronting problems and accepting responsibility for one’s actions. Over time it inspires patience, self-love, and empathy for others, and creates a more hopeful attitude toward the future. Shop for your own Ocean Jasper +
Highly attuned to the Earth’s electromagnetic fields and energy systems, Picture Jasper provides a remarkable ability during meditation to merge with the consciousness of Earth. It allows access to the vast records stored within the planet’s mineral database and may be used to view the world’s history and connect with the energy of sacred sites and ancient civilizations. It encourages ecological responsibility, and acts as a reminder that one is not here on the physical plane simply for oneself, but to bring joy and substance to others.
Picture Jasper is said to be Mother Earth speaking to her children with a message from the past for those who can read her pictures. This stone helps one connect with the energy of the planet in order to heal the emotional body. Worn for extended periods of time, Picture Jasper brings hidden feelings to the surface, such as guilt, fear, hatred, and love, as well as thoughts that have been pushed aside or repressed. When one has come to terms with these issues, Picture Jasper helps to release them, allowing them to be viewed as lessons along the way. It instills a sense of proportion and harmony in the system and allows one to see the joy in simple things. Shop for your own Picture Jasper +
Red Jasper is still known as the Stone of Endurance, a gentle, but vital, stimulator of chi, or Life Force, bringing physical strength and energy, stamina, focus, and determination. Its steady frequency calms the emotional body creating lasting, stable energy for improving health or overcoming illness, setting goals and following through to completion, facing unpleasant tasks, and having the courage to rectify wrongs. Red Jasper activates the Base Chakra and stimulates the rise of the kundalini energy throughout the chakras, cleansing and strengthening the aura. It is a stone of passion, useful for restoring and rejuvenating the libido, and in manifesting creative ideas.
Red Jasper is a stone of empowerment, bringing strength to resist emotional domination by others, and the courage to overcome domestic violence. It also sustains those in the process of healing and recovering from violent sexual experiences. Red Jasper is a perfect stone of courage and strength for a child being teased or bullied at school. It is a bright, tangible reminder and a great confidence builder. Shop for your own Red Jasper +
Red Creek Jasper
Red Creek Jasper is a crystal of physical energy, vitality, and protection. This is a stone of Fire Energy — the energy of heat, action, emotion, and passion — of ideas, concepts, and sex. It is alive, potent, and if not used carefully, destructive. We all need the heat, passion, and life-giving energy of the fire element. You have that Fire Energy in Red Creek Jasper.
Red Creek Jasper is reported to emit smooth, healing energy that is can be addictive. It creates a comforting feeling of safety, security, and happy thoughts. Wearing this necklace can awaken a new hopefulness, happiness, and joy in your life. It is very healing and also great for helping to manifest your dreams. Shop for your own Red Creek Jasper +
Sea Jasper is similar to Ocean Jasper, which is a trademarked name for material from the same part of Madagascar. Orbicular Jaspers, such as Sea Jasper, help one align with the Divine frequency of the universe and to understand the Law of Attraction and Reciprocity – that what one sends out comes back. It is a spiritual reminder of how our thoughts, words, and actions affect the world and those around us, and that we can manifest a happy, joyful life by intentionally projecting good into the reality around us.
Also known as The Atlantis Stone, Sea Jasper is believed to be linked to the ancient city and to hold mystic knowledge within its structure. It is highly beneficial for reclaiming spiritual wisdom and gaining insight into one’s past lives. It provides an ideal focus for grounding and centering in meditation or healing, and facilitates continuity in deep circular breathing. Sea Jasper is a marvelous stone for healers and counselors to nurture themselves as they help others, and to be more empathetic to others’ emotional and mental needs while still remaining objective in their work. Shop for your own Sea Jasper +
Unakite Jasper is a combination of Red Jasper and Epidote solidly bound together and is the crystal of harmonious relationships. Its pink and green colors balance aspects of the heart, lifts spirits when one is down, and helps to release deep-seated emotions in a slow and gentle way. It promotes patience and persistence, and gradually eliminates bad habits and the thoughts and patterns that perpetuate them. This stone is wonderful for anyone who feels a little lost, overwhelmed, or has trouble focusing on the here and now.
For lasting love, Unakite is traditionally sprinkled with dried yarrow and placed in a sealed bag as a marriage or commitment symbol. It should be replaced on anniversaries and the old crystal and yarrow cast into running water. To help two become three, place Unakite under the pillow to aid in conception. During pregnancy a piece of Unakite on the womb helps parents-to-be make a spiritual connection with their unborn baby; it is marvelous for use during labor to ease the transition. Shop for your own Unakite +
Yellow Jasper is a stone of endurance, perseverance and tenacity, and shields against others’ negativity. Worn for long periods of time, it eases chronic worries and builds self-confidence, attracting others for friendship or to help with a goal. It supports steady learning, and transmits healing and empowering Earth energies, especially when meditating outdoors.
Yellow Jasper is a remarkable stone for deflecting jealousy and makes an excellent shield if you are the object of petty gossip. Wear to ease chronic worries and self-consciousness about what others say or think, and to help overcome embarrassment when eating alone in public. Shop for your own Yellow Jasper +
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