PICTURE JASPER~ is found in the USA and is actually petrified mud formed with quartz after it has oozed down into pockets of gas, that was formed by molten lava. This stone helps to neutralize and withdraw the negative energies in our lives. It aids in bringing about harmony, by bringing forth hidden thoughts of grief, fear or shortcomings, so that we may see them from a different perspective. It is said to help with the re-evaluation of life's issues. This stone is used as a psychological tool: the researcher will ask a client who is "looking for an answer" to gaze into the stone and describe all the symbols he sees. The researcher then works with the client to formulate the symbols into some sort of answer. Recharge stones by leaving them in a bowl of tumbled hematite stones.