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Jasper (see also Quartz properties and Agate) Jasper is essentially an impure form of Agate.  It is these very impurities, however, which give us the beautiful and wide range of colours. It can be found in many locations worldwide.  The properties of Jasper vary from stone to stone depending (mainly) on their colour, but all Jaspers share some common properties.  It is generally known as the supreme nurturer, and it is another stone often overlooked in favour of rarer or more exotic specimens because of its ready availability.  It is a gentle stone, and can help increase our ability to relax.  Sitting quietly with a piece can give us a feeling of tranquillity, peace and well-being. Good for patients with diagnosed heart conditions or high blood pressure to aid relaxation.  See also Leopard Skin Jasper, Brecciated Jasper, Red Jasper, Ocean (Orbicular) Jasper, Picasso Jasper and Picture Jasper.