Polychrome jasper crystals for collectors or use in alternative therapies. Also known as desert jasper, this stone is a relatively new find which to date has only been found in Madagascar. It's believed to have been found in 2008 whilst searches were being carried out for new veins of ocean jasper.
When used for its metaphysical healing properties it provides protection and absorbs negative energy. It can also be used to bring the body back into harmony by balancing yin and yang.
Although often described as a mineral, jasper is actually a rock. The two are different because minerals are made up of crystals, rocks are made up of different minerals and other substances.
Hundreds of different varieties of jasper can be found around the world. Stones can feature a range of spectacular colours although blue is relatively rare. Due to its distinctive colour and markings polychrome jasper is usually quite easy to identify.
These fine grade stones are beautifully polished which makes them exceptionally tactile. Weights and sizes vary slightly from piece to piece but they're a medium to large sized stone.
Empathic warriors are stones which have at some point in time sustained some kind of damage, usually a chip or fracture. With rocks and minerals having evolved over millions of years we do not believe in throwing them away. These pieces are available to buy at a significantly reduced price. Empathic warriors are not always available. More information can be found in our article on empathic warrior crystals.