Crystal Type: Complex Combination
Hardness: 6.5 – 7
Chakra: Throat, Heart and Solar Plexus
Energy Vibration: 6
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Beneficial For: Motivation, Physical Healing, Passion, PTSD, Opportunities, Nurturing, New Beginnings, Purification, Meditation, Manifestation, Mastering Fear, Longevity, Being in the Present Moment, Insight, Inner Peace, Spiritual Awakening, Wisdom, Unity of Heart and Will, Stress Relief, Growth, Self- Healing, Channeling, Ancient Knowledge, Clairvoyance, Focus, Enlightenment, Emotional understanding, Dispelling Negative Energy, Creativity, Creating Your Own Reality, Confidence
Ocean Jasper has very distinctive spots. A lot of “Ocean Jasper” on the market is in fact Fancy Jasper.
Jasper is an aggregate of microgranular quartz and chalcedony as well as other mineral phases. It is an opaque variety of silica, occurring as red, yellow, brown, or green in color and rarely occurring as blue. It’s most common form occurs as red, due to the iron inclusion oxidizing as it reacts with oxygen. Used in a variety of purposes including vases, snuff boxes and seals.
Jasper’s name means spotted rock or speckled stone depending on which language you are using to trace its origins. There are archaeological records from throughout the ancient world, from the Israelite’s to the Minoan’s in Crete of how the stone was used which was mostly ornamentation as well as carving jasper and setting it in signet rings for sealing contracts and matters of the state.
Ocean Jasper is a specific variety found in Madagascar. Ocean Jasper is thought to be connected the Lost City, Atlantis and is also called the Atlantis Stone. It was discovered at the Millennium so it also is believed to have prophetic properties. The pattern symbolizes the interconnections of all things and encourages the journeys of humankind.
In addition to carrying the properties of Jasper, Quartz, and Agate, Ocean Jasper reminds us that nature as with all things are cyclical, rhythmical and fluid and assists with coping with the changes. With gentle nurturing Ocean Jasper brings to the surface long hidden unresolved emotional issues and helps the wearer to accept responsibility for oneself.