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Jasper is an opaque, solid, or patterned cryptocrystalline quartz containing very small quartz crystals made up of various mineral impurities. The names of different jaspers may come from their color, It is usually brown in color but can also be found in shades of grey, blue, white, purple, pink, red, orange, and yellow. Names change as their patterns change, orbicular, poppy, leopardskin, landscape, Picasso. It is very difficult to maintain and has excellent polishing. It is very hardy for all jewelry uses.
Jasper is known among healers as the "supreme Nurturer" because of its rich metaphysical and crystal healing properties. Crystal healers believe it maintains and supports stressful times, and provides calmness and completeness. Jasper provides protection and absorbs negative energy. In addition, it supports and rejuvenates the body during chronic illness.
Jaspers are found all over the world, and certain colors or patterns are specific to specific areas.