African green jasper is a rare variety of jasper found only in Africa. The striking green color is due to the presence of iron and other minerals. This gemstone is believed to have spiritual and healing properties, promoting calmness, balance and relaxation. It is also said to enhance one's connection to nature and promote creativity and self-expression. African green jasper is popular in jewelry making and is often used in beads, pendants and other decorative items. Its unique color and properties make it a highly sought after gemstone.