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RED JASPER

Overview:Red Jasper is of a light to dark red color.The stripes often seen in red jasper are quartz veins.This red jasper is a natural un-dyed stone, like all gemstones, but the color is an intense red, somewhere between brick red and fire red. A strong protection gemstone, red jasper is known to protect against hazards of the night.

Usage:It is used to regulate metabolic energy and promote physical stamina. It also is believed to have the ability to send negative energy back to the sender, the way a mirror reflects light. Red jasper is very lucky for

actors. Helps balance the energy in the body. It also promotes physical energy. Red Jasper is particularly used for help in preventing "set backs" in disorders.

Physical Properties:

Red Jasper

Red Jasper Birthstone

Color
Brick red
Hardness
6.5 - 7.0.
Specific Gravity
2.58-2.91
Refractive Index
1.54

Sign of Red Jasper:Scorpio

Legend:

Red Jasper dates back as early as (20,000 B.C.) in France where it was found to be used for ornamental

objects, to the Babylonians times (1000 B.C.) where it

was used in seals which have been found in ancient

ruins. The Harrappa culture of India also used this stone in their jewelry.

Occurrence:

Africa, Sicily, France, India, Venezula and Germany, USA etc.