Leopard skin derives its name from old French word jasper meaning “spotted or speckled stone”. It is one of the oldest gemstones and is mentioned several times in the bible.

Leopard skin Jasper is an aggregate of micro quartz or chalcedony.  Chalcedony is a fibrous variety of cryptocrystalline quartz and contains a monoclinic polymorph of quartz called moganite.  Chalcedony is more soluble than quartz and finely grained. It is an impure variety of silica.

Jasper is an opaque stone and originates from the content of the original sediments or ash. During the consolidation process patterns like scenes or images form in the volcanic ash. Diffusion from a centre produces orbicular appearance form leopard skin jasper.

It comes in colours of red, yellow, brown, green and rarely blue. The common red colour is due to iron inclusions.

It is commonly used as a gemstone and for ornamentation purposes.


Leopard skin jasper is known for its healing energies and is of immense benefit for those experiencing chronic health conditions. It eliminates toxins and decreases body odour. It is very good for self-healing.


Jasper is a strong securing, stability stone. It is a powerful protection stone. It is known as the supreme nurturer as it sustains ad supports during times of stress and brings tranquillity and wholeness. Jasper unifies all aspects of your life. It reminds people to help each other. It eases emotional stresses making it a wonderful gemstone to have in your home or workplace.

It is connected with Shamanism. Leopard skin jasper helps connect and communicate with your spiritual animal totem

It enhances ones total vibration and aids in service to others and makes it easier for one to take responsibility. It aids in self-healing. It enhances creative visualisation. It helps find and achieve ones goals. It is associated with strength and stability and brings stability to those who may be experiencing chaotic energies. It helps attract harmonious vibrations including certain circumstances and people that are conducive to one’s own personal growth.

It is said to bring energies of success in work or business. It helps with creative visualization





Mineral : Oxide mineral
Geometric Form : Trigonal Monoclinic
Formation : Secondary
Family: Silicates
Colour Ray:  Vary
Birthstone: March Gemini Scorpio
Appearance: Opaque
Aura: Vary
Colour: Black brown red tan yellow
Chakra: Root