Red Jasper, often called The Nurturer’s Stone, is a fine-grained gemstone containing iron ore and hematite, which gives it the deep brick-red color.
Red jasper has been used as a stone of protection for thousands of years. It is believed this jasper has an ability to create and help balance aggressive, dynamic energy. Red jasper was used to staunch wounds and increase fertility.
Jasper gemstones are found all over the world such as India, Russia, Indonesia, Madagascar, Australia, Brazil and the United States. Jasper in general is an impure silicon dioxide with unique patterns formed during mineral consolidation that creates the various types of this stone. Red Jasper is an opaque, microcrystalline variety of quartz.
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