Jasper refers to a large group of minerals found all over the planet and that come in all colors. It is often opaque, patterned and a microcrystalline variety of quartz. It is very often referred to as the “supreme nurturer” and is beyond comforting for anyone under high stress, emotional trauma, or just carrying feelings of loneliness or isolation. The energy of jasper is very approachable and accessible for almost anyone. It is very unifying, aligning and balancing of the aura, chakras and subtle layers of the human energy field. It is used by shamans in many different cultures and is known for its ability to support spiritual work with particular emphasis on astral travel. It also is protective against negativity and is very grounding. It helps you to appreciate moments of isolation and to remember that we are all connected and here to help each other in some form. It is very good for people who are in hospital or extended medical care, keep their energy strong during long stays in a facility.