GRAY JASPER. Jasper is a “Supreme Nurturer.” Wear or carry Jasper to alleviate stress and induce tranquility. Its cleansing effect eliminates negative energy and stabilizes the aura. It makes an ideal worry or rubbing stone for soothing the nerves and increasing one’s focus, and is a wonderful stone for banishing nightmares or harmful thoughts. Its Earth energies bring gradual strength and renewed vitality. Jasper makes an excellent diet stone, lending emotional support and strength in self-discipline, as well as boosting physical energy levels. Jasper is a remarkable talisman for cutting down or quitting smoking, and may assist in reducing one’s over-consumption of alcohol.
The Hamsa Hand is an ancient amulet. In all faiths, it is a sign of protection. It brings its owner happiness, luck, health, blessings, power, strength, and good luck and fortune. It is believed to represent purity and to hold magical properties. Hamsa Hand jewelry is popular among yogis, yoginis, lightworkers, healers, and meditation practitioners. It gives protection from the envious or evil eye, a malicious stare believed to be able to cause illness, death or just general unluckiness. Early use of the hamsa has been traced to ancient Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) as well as ancient Carthage. A universal sign of protection, the image of the open right hand is seen in Mesopotamian artifacts in the amulets of the goddess Ishtar or Inanna. Other symbols of divine protection based around the hand include the Hand-of-Venus (or Aphrodite), the Hand-of-Mary, that was used to protect women from the evil eye and/or boost fertility and lactation, promote healthy pregnancies and strengthen the weak, and in the Buddha's gesture (mudr) of teaching and protection. In the Bible, It is often called the Hand of Miriam [the sister of Moses, who protected him as a baby]. It is also interpreted as the protecting Hand of God.
GOLD represents the clarity of the spiritual facet of “All That Is.” Aside from being an excellent mineral for purification of the physical body. Gold, called the “Master Healer,” provides insights that open oneself to the realm of complete understanding. It also represents wealth.