Jasper is considered a variety of Quartz! Jasper is known as the “supreme nurturer.” It sustains and supports through times of stress, and brings tranquility and wholeness. With its stabilizing energies, Jasper is an extremely protective and grounding stone. It absorbs negative energies and cleanses, aligns, and balances the chakras and the aura. It clears environmental and electromagnetic pollution, including radiation. It provides courage to assist one in facing and overcoming problems. Jasper is found in different varieties, each with its own colors, chemical compositions, and metaphysical properties.