Red Jasper Egg
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Beautiful Red Jasper Egg
Beautiful red Jasper egg with gorgeous earthy red colour and cool banding
weighs 230g and 6.2cm
From South Africa
It is said that Jasper, in all its forms, is considered a powerful healing stone. Jasper is regarded as a gemstone that gives a sense of well-being, intensifying that feeling. 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.
Unlike most jasper which is a heavily banded variety of chalcedony, brick red jasper is almost one pure colour. Jasper is a gemstone that has been used all over the world and often revered as sacred. According to Norse legend, the magic sword of Siegfried the dragon slayer was inlaid with this gemstone. Egyptians believed the stone to be associated with Isis and was carved into amulets for the dead. There is also speculation it was actually red jasper (not ruby) that adorned the sacred breastplate of Aaron.