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Bumblebee Jasper



Introduction

It contains mystical abilities that can transform, lead, and direct you. This healing crystal can assist you in transforming from the inside, lead you to be the best version of yourself, and can direct you toward your reality according to your divine life purpose.


Bumblebee Jasper will highly benefit people on a spiritual journey who have low self-esteem, an inferiority complex, and experienced discrimination and neglect. This beautiful stone generally contains a spectrum of yellow and black hues but can also include the color orange.


Geological Properties

Bumblebee Jasper is not a true Jasper in any sense nor is it a single mineral.  Bumblebee Jasper is a soft and porous sedimentary rock, As an easy way to understand the difference, think of rocks as being like cookies and minerals as being the ingredients which make up those cookies.  Many different minerals are used to create a rock!  Bumblebee Jasper is a rare Limestone, primarily composed of Calcite and Volcanic Ash.  Its white/gray color is Calcite, the black layers are actually Pyrite and the bright yellow/orange color is Realgar.  Many sellers mistaken report that the yellow/orange color is Sulfur.  While the rock does contain trace elements of Sulfur, the yellow/orange color has been lab-verified as Realgar. The same report confirms the presence of Arsenic, but it in minuscule quantities.


Bumblebee Jasper is formed from a mixture of Indonesian volcano lava and sediment.  They form around fumeroles, cracks in the earth where volcanic steam and gas escapes. During the rainy season in Indonesia, fumeroles turn into boiling mud pools.


History of Bumblebee Jasper

Bumblebee Jasper is a relatively new rock for the metaphysical community and may only be found in the newest lapidaries, texts that describe gemstones and their powers. Its name comes from its bold coloring of bright orange/yellow and black stripes, reminiscent of the beloved insect.  Bumblebee Jasper may also form with “eyes” and other striking patterns.  Despite the name, it is not in fact a form of Jasper, but rather a rare form of calcite-rich Limestone.


The earliest references for this unique stone date to the mid-1990s by a company called IndoAgate.  They toured the mining sites in Indonesia and found the stone for sale in small local art and craft markets.  The stone was originally called Batu Badar Blerang, which translates into “Fumerole Jasper”. Because it is both fragile and beautiful, it is sold primarily as a metaphysical mineral.  A rival seller later gave the stone yet another trade name, “Eclipse Jasper,” but most sellers prefer Bumblebee Jasper.


Bumblebee Jasper is formed in fumeroles, which are cracks in the earth’s crust near volcanoes where steam and gas can escape. Some fumeroles only last a few weeks or months, while others persist for decades or even centuries.  The word fumerole comes from the Latin “fumus” meaning “to smoke.”  When fumeroles are exposed to rain, they can become natural hotsprings.  In some cases, the sediment around them liquefies into a “mudpot” and begins to boil.  The most famous fumerole/mudpots are those belonging to the Yellowstone Super Volcano in Yellowstone National Park.  Some of these mudpots are gray mud, but others are quite colorful due to the unique geology of the region and these colorful fumeroles are nicknamed “paintpots.”


Fumeroles can be found on volcanoes around the world.  But the unique combination of geology on Mount Papandayan in West Java, Indonesia is the only location known to produce Bumblebee Jasper.  Mount Papandayan is a stratovolcano with four craters and multiple fumerole fields.  It most recently erupted in 2002.  Bumblebee Jasper is considered one of the “youngest” rocks in the world and new deposits are being formed today.


The most striking part of Bumblebee Jasper is the bright orange or yellow sections.  This coloring is from the mineral Realgar, which is a minor ore for arsenic.  It has been used as a poison since ancient times.  King Midas, the mythical king whose touch turned everything to gold, was said to have finally taken his own life.  His suicide was enacted by drinking a red poison called “bull’s blood”, in which Realgar is both the toxin and stains the drink a vivid red.  Realgar was also used as pest-control in the ancient and medieval world, and to make red coloring for ceramics and fireworks.  When found underground, Realgar is a vivid red color.  But when it is exposed to light, it gradually turns yellow and may be called Pararealgar.  Scientifically, Realgar and Pararealgar they are identical, the only difference being just the shade of color.  Bumblebee Jasper captures this process in action, stones with bright orange coloring haven’t been exposed to very much light, while light yellow ones have been soaking up the sun.


Bumblebee Jasper Meaning

Bumbleebee Jasper is also known as Bumble bee Agate, Fumarole Jasper, and Eclipse stone.

The Bumblebee jasper is an extraordinary gem that captures the imagination with its breathtaking fusion of bright yellow orange and black patterns. These intricate swirls resemble the dance of light and shadow, reminiscent of the mesmerizing play that unfolds during a volcanic eruption. As if a miniature volcano had opened up within the stone, it showcases a vivid spectrum of colors that evoke a sense of awe and wonder. 


The way these colors intertwine is reminiscent of the graceful movements of the bumble bees as it hovers from flower to flower. Just as the bumble bee pollinates and spreads life, the bumblebee jasper seems to capture a moment of profound transformation frozen in time.


Much like the celestial ballet of an eclipse where the Moon shrouds the Sun in darkness, only to reveal its fiery corona, the Eclipse Stone and its hues shift and change as they interact with varying angles of light. The Bumble bee stone holds the essence of an eclipse, a celestial event that symbolizes both endings and new beginnings.


There is a sense of mystery surrounding the bumblebee jasper. It holds the stories of countless cosmic alignments, eruptions, and transitions. It’s quite beautiful swirling colors remind us that beauty can emerge from even the most intense moments of change.


This gemstone is more than just a physical object; it is a metaphor for the intricate dance between light and darkness, transformation and stability—an encapsulation of the universe and its eternal rhythm.


Healing Properties of Bumblebee Jasper

Bumble bee Jasper’s physical attributes are out of the ordinary, which you can enjoy in many ways. This infrequent stone is famous for its encompassing beauty and healing properties, and supernatural abilities that you can enjoy.


Physical Healing Properties

Bumblebee Jasper possesses a strong positive energy that can induce restorative and healing in the human body. Some of the physical healing properties you may experience from this stone include the following:

  • Nervous System - This healing stone can strengthen the nervous system and its function. Its high resonance clears signals and connections of nerves allowing a good flow of energy from the brain to the other parts of the body, thus more coordinated movement and better mental processes. This benefits everyone in completing tasks that involve thinking and creating.

  • Energy - Bumblebee Jasper has powerful fire energy that boosts one’s physical energy, thus lively movement, fast action, and better reflexes. This highly benefits people who feel exhausted and lack energy.

  • Digestive System - Bumblebee jasper is particularly beneficial for the small and large intestines, aids digestive processes, and promotes efficient bowel movements. It can help alleviate discomfort and enhance the body’s nutrient absorption.

  • Nervous System - The energy of Bumblebee jasper can have a calming effect on the nerves, assisting in reducing stress and anxiety. It leads to improved sleep quality and overall mental well-being.

  • Circulatory System - Eclipse Stone optimizes the heart and blood circulation. By wearing or using this stone, individuals may experience improved blood flow, better heart function, and overall cardiovascular support. It can also occasionally help some blood sugar related issues.


Emotional Healing Properties

The Bumblebee Jasper has a strong resonance that can align thoughts, feelings, and perceptions of things while strengthening the individual’s emotional well-being. It enhances creativity and removes energetic blocks that make it hard to stay positive.

  • Creativity - The swirling colors within Bumblebee Jasper stimulate the imagination and encourage innovative thinking and creative expression, making it an ideal companion for those embarking on new journeys or projects. Bumble bee Jasper brings newfound mental clarity and paves the way for enhanced creativity—an ability to imagine and envision new beginnings.

  • Mental Clarity - Gaining a clearer perspective of things, Bumble bee jasper removes all the mental clutter, self-limiting beliefs, and clouded judgment of a situation, thus creating stronger convictions. This benefits working people, students, and almost everyone.

  • Self-Confidence - The Bumble bee Jasper harnesses the combination of earth and fire energy that is very powerful in modifying a personality and developing firm self-reliance. This benefits people with low self-esteem, feeling hopeless, and an inferiority complex.

  • Bravery - The brightly colored Bumblebee Jasper is an excellent stone for removing negativity from your life. It will replace negative ideas with lighter, more optimistic vibes, making a significant difference in one’s day-to-day existence. It will assist you in finding your true life purpose by lighting a positive light into your soul and making your journey more purposeful. It will help you realize your greatest potential. This healing stone boosts courage and repels any fear, doubts, and self-limiting beliefs from the individual. It strengthens its trust within self, thus building an unwavering bold spirit to take risks and face life’s challenges. This benefits people with low self-esteem and an inferiority complex.

  • Insight - Bumble bee Jasper emits strong resonance that modifies one’s perspective of self, things, other people, and situations. This stone’s energy can assist the individual in gaining realizations and taking the necessary steps to improve the present situation. Everyone will enjoy this.

  • Opportunities - Upon gaining a new perspective, the person is aided by the mineral stone’s mighty energy, which causes the individual to open up his mind and understand all the infinite possibilities in life. This benefits working people, student learning, and entrepreneurs.

  • Transition - This mineral stone’s fire energy directs radical change, and its earth energy supports the smooth transition and creates new beginnings for the individual. Its energy can aid the individual in creating his reality according to the divine purpose in life. This benefits people going through changes and want to improve their life.


Metaphysical Healing Properties

Bumblebee Jasper helps you gain spiritual abundance and has supernatural abilities that aid in spiritual awakening and spiritual alignment.

Some of the benefits you can receive from these metaphysical minerals include the following:

  • Spiritual Awakening - The mineral stone assists in the person’s awareness of his spiritual self, conscious perception of things, people, and situations, and realization of the conscious experience, understanding its connection to present thoughts, feelings, and actions. 

  • Protection - Bumble bee Jasper emits powerful energy that repels hexes and curses from other people. This stone dissolves shame, worries, and mental pressures from societal discrimination and judgment. This highly benefits people who isolated themselves suffered from discrimination, and experienced neglect.

  • Manifestation - This mineral stone radiates positive vibration that attracts positive energies and abundance in all shapes and forms. It is a very powerful stone for manifesting everything you want in the present and creating your reality.

  • Intuition - Bumble bee jasper’s energy heightens an individual’s deeper understanding and a deeper sense of perception of his reality, thus leading him to a more desirable path according to his divine purpose. Everyone can enjoy this mineral stone.


Bumblebee Jasper Chakras

Bumblebee Jasper is attuning and activating the solar plexus and sacral chakras within your body. Talking with other people within the metaphysical community may unlock more ways you can benefit through meditation with this crystal and other minerals.

  • Solar Plexus Chakra - This great stone bears energy that resonates with the power chakra. It boosts self-esteem, will to overcome any challenges, and trust in one’s ability to make significant decisions and take positive actions.

  • Sacral Chakra - Bumble bee Jasper connecting this energy point, heightens power and freedom of expression of his uniqueness creatively according to his truth guided by his enhanced clear perception of self, things, situations, and circumstances.


Using Bumblebee Jasper

Bumble Bee Jasper is a very special stone, especially if you want to use it to enhance your life and take yourself to the next level. Transformation with Bumble Bee Jasper is quite easy as it is not a very difficult stone to work with and doesn’t demand too much of either your time or attention.


The key to making the most use out of Bumble Bee Jasper is to go on the front foot and take the initiative.

Most often than not we tend to just sit and think when the time is right to change will automatically happen, however, with Bumble Bee Jasper in your possession you should always strive to take the next step forward.

If you make the effort and decide to achieve something, Bumble Bee Jasper will enable you to reach your goals much quicker than you normally would’ve.


Bumblebee Jasper is a great stone that can effectively meditate. Its strong positive energy can break down barriers between the self and the spirit realm. Clearing the negative barriers between self and higher self results in better transmitting messages, information, and inner truth. It eases the individual’s experience during spiritual awakening and undergoing drastic change within. In grounding energy, this mineral stone can bring you deep relaxation and easily centers the energy and connects it to mother Gaia. To make the most out of your time with Bumble Bee Jasper, it is important that you take a few minutes out every morning to spend alone time with the stone and your thoughts. Hold the stone in your hand and think about every aspect of your life that needs to be changed, answers will surely come to you. It’s important to give your full attention to Bumble Bee Jasper for the few minutes you’re meditating with it for the best results.


Cleansing and Charging Bumblebee Jasper

Bumblebee Jasper possesses naturally powerful energy that recharging it every once in a while might be essential. You can clear its energy and tune up its vibrations by striking a singing bowl, creating the same tone 20-30 times. You can also leave it under the moonlight on a full moon or bury it under the ground and leave it overnight.

  • Charging Stones - Placing your crystal on a Selenite wand, inside an Amethyst or Quartz geode, or placing it near other charging crystals (such as Carnelian) can safely charge any stone. While smaller stones could charge in a matter of minutes, it is a good idea to keep them with the charging stones for at least 24 hours. The cleansing stones will remove negative vibrations that your crystal may have absorbed.

  • Smudging - Smudging your stones will immediately remove negative energies, so it is important to open a window for them to leave if you are cleansing your crystals indoors. Simply light either used bundled or loose sage with a match then blow out the flame to produce smoke. Wave the stone through the smoke for 30 to 60 seconds to clear bad vibrations. Ensure you use a fire-safe bowl or plate for safety.

  • Full Moon - Cleansing your stones with the full moon is an excellent way to remove negativity. At twilight, place your crystals on a windowsill or a place where they will be able to absorb the light of the moon (and its vibrations). Remove the stone the following morning before the sun gets too high into the sky. You can also place several stones on a grid to charge with a specific intention.

  • Sound - If you have large stones or a number of crystals, using sound may allow you to charge all of them at once. You can use Tibetan bells, a singing bowl, or tuning forks to create a vibrational tone that will fill the stone and renew them again. Play the sound for about 10 minutes to charge your crystals.

  • Ground - Returning your crystals to the earth can refill them with energy, renewing them. Dig a hole in the earth and place a plate in the soil. Cover the plate slightly, then place the stones on top. Bury the stones and mark the place on the surface where you know where to dig. A week later, carefully remove the topsoil and remove the stones. If you reach the plate, you know you have gone too far and you may have dug up the stone.

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