Red Jasper is a very calming stone and stimulates the Root Chakra. Many Native American cultures consider Red Jasper to symbolize the blood of the Earth, and this tumbled stone is full of grounding Earth energy. A gentle stone, Red Jasper works slowly but surely, and is a good stone to ground anyone overly sensitive to crystalline energy. Red Jasper aids in resolving difficult situations and can be used to ground and stabilize the Aura.
Merkabas are tetrahedrons, made by the intersection of two, three-sided pyramids. Just try the energy of these crystals! Merkabas are great tools for working on your spiritual transformation, which some believe is the whole purpose of our existence. Merkabas are believed to form a spiritual shield around the holder.
In ancient Egyptian, the literal translation of Merkaba is broken down by syllable to mean: Mer-rotating fields of light, Ka-spirit, and Ba-soul. One of the Sacred Geometry forms, The Merkaba is believed to achieve transformation on all levels of existence. In Hebrew, Merkaba literally means "Chariot".