“Ancient Reflections” Owyhee Jasper Cabochon. Cave paintings, fossils, landscapes, and art-- a timeless reflection of all that is our Mother Earth. A form of chalcedony, Jasper is a dense and opaque variety of quartz. Its coloration is commonly red due to the inclusion of iron, though it may vary drastically. Jaspers are found all over the world, occurring in volcanic cracks, veins, and cavities. Individual names are generally based on location or appearance. Picture Jaspers simultaneously exhibit several variations (such as banding, flow patterns, dendrites or color variations) resulting in what appear to be scenes or images in a cut section. Metaphysical Properties Jasper helps with grounding our energy, helping us feel more present, alert, and positive. Properties can vary depending on the type of Jasper, but overall, keeping a jasper nearby will bring positive energy to any environment.