this gem’s name comes from the Greek “stained rock”. It has been identified as the Biblical Jasper (yashpa), one of the gems in the High Priest’s breastplate, associated with the tribe of Benjamin.
It facilitates our connection with Nature and our physical and mental balance. Jasper creates an atmosphere of calm and security. It can help accompany us in spiritual processes and emotional development.
Jasper protects us from the “evil eye”.