Although jasper has been known for ages, the Picasso variety is quite recent. The name Picasso jasper would be more of a trade noun attributed precisely because of the colorful and very "modern art" aspect of the stone which reminds of the paintings by the great Picasso. It is a stone of initiative and courage, favorable to artists seeking inspiration. On the physical level, it would stimulate the immune system and blood circulation, thus promoting good irrigation of organs and muscles. The stone would also help to invigorate the bones, the digestive system and to combat gastric and intestinal ailments and pains.