The name Brecciated Jasper comes from the word ‘breccia’ which means ‘broken bits’ or ‘fragments’, a geology term used when rocks composed of broken fragments cement together to form a fine-grained matrix. The word Jasper derives from the Greek word ‘iaspi’, which means ‘spotted stone’. Brecciated jasper contains hematite, an iron compound, which gives it both its red tones and the dark bands. Brecciated Jasper is primarily a deep red colour that is veined or patterned with brown, black, yellow, orange and beige inclusions. Brecciated Jasper is found in United States, Egypt, Brazil, Australia, India, Canada, Russia, Uruguay, Madagascar and Kazakhstan.
Brecciated Jasper has a gently grounding property followed by a stimulation of life force (Qi) energy. The nurturing strength of Brecciated Jasper imparts courage and strength to the wearer of this gemstone. It makes one feel secure and safe. A grounding gemstone, Brecciated Jasper stimulates the Root and Sacral Chakras, in addition to cleansing and stabilizing the auric field. It clears any space of negative, low vibrating energies, returning them to source.
Bringing problems to light before they escalate. Brecciated Jasper is good ‘worry bead’’ for calming emotions. An excellent gemstone to calm you when feeling overwhelmed with tasks of organization.
A healing gemstone for detoxifying and healing the physical body, as well as balancing the mineral content in the body. A go to gemstone for healing of issues associated with sexual abuse. Brecciated Jasper stimulates internal blood flow and eases external bleeding, making it an excellent gemstone for menstrual problems, and low libido.