Jasper: Picture comes in combination shades of brown, tan, black, and ivory. It opens up reflection by opening up hidden messages of the past. As well as hidden thoughts, fears, phobias, and hope. From troubled childhood experiences, past lives, or trapped traumas. Adding strength and protection to face and clear through them once and for all. The pictures found in the beautiful markings clouds, and shadows of this stone … can create actual pictures that can be used to open one up to the messages and divination. It links one to ideas, invention, meditations, visions, and astral travel; all that opens the mind. It is a grounding and harmonizing stone with a strong connection to the earth. It promotes feelings of responsibility towards the planet, encouraging a need to care for and protect it. Physically it helps stimulate the immune system, helps clear toxins, cleanses kidneys. It is believed to be useful when giving up smoking as it is said to strengthen the resolve. Known as the stone of Peace and Harmony.