Spotlight on | Picasso Jasper
Yin vs Yang. Finding the bad in the good and the good in the bad is life. Let Picasso Jasper’s balanced energy show you the way. Also known as the “anti-apathy” stone, Picasso Jasper allows the bearer to hang on to optimism, regardless of broken phone screens, peak hour commutes or screaming children and gives you the initiative to tackle those problems.
Grounding Picasso Jasper balances the chakras and can help pull one's scattered energies in to work where they are most needed. Feel like your brain has too many “tabs open”? Ctrl-Alt-Delete with Picasso Jasper and balance the physical, intellectual, emotional and etheric bodies, allowing you to tune into Mother Earth and find renewed joy in your surroundings.
The History of Picasso Jasper
This beautiful stone with its contrasting stripes has been prized throughout history for its distinctive look, its meaning, and its reputation for possessing powerful healing properties.
Today, this stone can be found in places as far apart as India, Africa and Russia.
Recognising Picasso Jasper
When this stone is mined, it is not especially striking, its true colours and patterns only revealed after cutting, tumbling and polishing.
Picasso Jasper has a hardness of 6.5-7 on the Mohs scale.
What is Picasso Jasper used for?
Natural healers and spiritual practitioners consider the main function of Picasso Jasper to be bringing a sense of balance and harmony to the chaos of daily life. A mood lifting and energising stone, Picasso Jasper is known as the "supreme nurturer". It sustains and supports through times of stress, while bringing tranquillity and wholeness. It is a stone that provides protection and absorbs negative energy.
If you’re prone to overthinking (Adult ADHD anyone?), Picasso Jasper helps cut through the scatter and sift through a busy mind, it helps overcome procrastination and increases enthusiasm to finish projects, enabling you to take action and provide you with the determination to see things through to the finish.
If you’re facing roadblocks on your way to achieving your goals, then Picasso Jasper might be able to give you the extra boost of courage to keep on going. This stone is thought to be especially helpful if your goals are financial in nature.
Physically, Picasso Jasper helps with kidney/bladder problems; improves skin, bones and teeth and alleviates muscle spasms. It may be helpful in preventing or alleviating insect bites and can support eyesight, hearing, and the sense of smell. Picasso Jasper may also be supportive for the immune system, clearing pollutants and toxins from the body, it is stimulating and cleansing to organs, and for skin conditions.