Jasper, Rainforest (Rhyolite) Tumbled Stones
Jasper, Rainforest (Rhyolite) Tumbled Stones

Jasper, Rainforest (Rhyolite) Tumbled Stones

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Rhyolite (Rainforest Jasper)

  • Represents selfless love and compassion.
  • Great for working with the Heart Chakra and relationships.
  • Helps dealing with loss.
  • Helps bring repressed emotions to surface to be acknowledged, addressed, and released
  • Allows for personal growth to take place by aiding in self-forgiveness and self-love.
  • Good for clearing Root and Solar Plexus Chakras, improving self-worth, attracting love, and relieving emotional stress.
  • Use for meditation to relax the diaphragm for full, deep breathing.
  • May help those stuck in any phase of the grief process, by clearing out negative vibrations from the middle chakras.
  • Meditating with it can connect one to the Divine mind, enabling the ability to discover the purpose behind negative experiences.

Rainforest Jasper is most often referred to as Rhyolite. This is a predominantly quartz-based stone that sometimes contains trapped gasses that produce vugs (or small caves) in the rock. These vugs can contain crystals, opal or glassy material that gives each stone a very different and unique look.

This igneous rock typically forms in volcanic areas where granitic magma touches and cools a surface. These eruptions are rare, as only three have happened since 1900.

The name Jasper means "Spotted or speckled stone" and is derived from the Old French term jaspre. Jasper is known to have been a favorite gem in the ancient world; its name can be traced back in Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Assyrian, Greek and Latin. On Minoan Crete, jasper was carved to produce seals circa 1800 BC, as evidenced by archaeological recoveries at the palace of Knossos.