Beautiful Fancy Red Jasper ~1" is a variety of the mineral Jasper, which is a type of chalcedony; perfect size to carry with you or display. It is formed from silica deposits and is characterized by its red color, which is due to the presence of iron oxide. Jasper is believed to have formed over millions of years through the gradual precipitation of silica in sedimentary environments such as riverbeds and oceans.
In metaphysical circles, Fancy Red Jasper is considered a grounding stone that helps to balance the emotional, physical, and spiritual bodies. It is said to provide stability and security, and to encourage courage and determination. Some people believe that Fancy Red Jasper can also stimulate the root chakra, promoting a sense of grounding and stability. It is also thought to promote a strong connection to the earth and to the spiritual realm, making it a popular choice for meditative practices.
Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys is exactly the same as every item uses a unique stone that is non-fabricated. Every item at Crystal Joys is truly "one of a kind". Slight variations in color, size and bead shape exist.