Red Jasper is a stone of empowerment, bringing strength to resist emotional domination by others, and the courage to overcome domestic violence.A sedimentary material known as chert forms in extensive bedded deposits. It is also an opaque variety of chalcedony that can be called a "jasper." Jaspers are also known to form when volcanic ash or fine pyroclastics are cemented into a solid material from the precipitation of silica from solution. Jasper, an aggregate of microgranular quartz and other mineral phases, is an opaque, impure variety of silica, usually red, yellow, brown or green in color; and rarely blue. The common red color is due to iron(III) inclusions. Red Jasper is used to assist in healing by maintaining positive movement with all types of disorders and disease. It is used particularly for diabetes and the heart. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.