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General information: Red Poppy Jasper is considered to have been attributed with magical powers and were often used in ancient European times to bring rain. These stones are rarely referred to as "Silex"
Physical Properties: Poppy jaspers are stones of brick red coloration mixed with shades of brown or black. These beautiful stones sometimes also show shades of golden yellows, cream, or white in a single bead. Its vibrant red to red-brown coloration is due to high iron content, and may contain other minerals or impurities that create the rich patterns.
Metaphysical properties: It is believed that Poppy jaspers encourage a deep connection with the earth as well as a sense of where you belong within your community. These jaspers are also believed by some to both protect from nightmares and aid in the recollection of dreams. Red poppy jasper activated the Base chakra, Solar Plexus chakra, and heart chakra.