Ocean Jasper is the most popular type of Orbicular Jasper, however, it is actually not a true Jasper but a rare type of Rhyolite found only in the shores of Madagascar. It is an exotic and unique stone formed over millions of years under extreme temperatures and pressures. It is known for its colour combinations ranging from pale pink and white, to blues, deep greens and black.
Ocean Jasper has been used as a tool to promote spiritual healing and growth. It is believed to be a stone of gentleness and relaxation, helping to soothe and calm frayed nerves. It is believed to be a stone of joy and happiness, encourages a positive mood, strengthens will, helps to ease away negative thoughts and emotions and brings calmness to chaos. It aids in the release of emotional blockages allowing the user to access more easily their intuition and creativity. Helps to bring inner peace and balance, enhances mental clarity, has a comforting energy that allows one to accept past experiences and move forward with a sense of optimism. It is visually captivating and reminds you of the importance of looking after yourself.
On a physical level Ocean Jasper can help to overcome sleep problems related to anxiety and depression and to calm irrational fears. It is thought to help stabilise nutritional absorption of vitamins and minerals, especially in balancing sodium and iodine levels and relieving water retention.