Leopard Skin Jasper (aka) Jaguar Stone is not a true Jasper, it is actually a Rhyolite. known for its distinct pattern of brown and black spots which resemble the spots of a jaguar or leopard. Its distinctive colour and pattern are a result of its combination of iron and other sedimentary deposits that have been consolidated by volcanic eruptions. It is thought to help to clear away the negative emotions and energies that can be caused by stress and anxiety. It is also believed to help promote balance, harmony, and peace.
In ancient Greece and Rome, it was used as an amulet to protect its wearer from danger. It was also believed to bring courage and strength and was used to heal a variety of ailments.
The Sioux Indians believed this stone had magical powers and would use it to ward off evil spirits and bad luck. The Zuni Indians made jewellery out of leopard skin jasper while the Aztecs used it to ward off sickness and protect their homes.
Metaphysically, it has been believed to promote mental clarity and self-confidence, as well as to encourage feelings of happiness and relaxation. It is also believed to help with dream recall and enhance creative thinking.
Leopard skin jasper is believed to represent protection from negative energies. It is said to give the wearer courage and strength and its grounding energy can help bring stability and balance.
It is believed to be a powerful energizer that helps to balance the chakras. It is known to bring stability and balance to the emotions and mental state. It is thought to be a healing stone helping to release negative energies and promote emotional healing.
Leopard Skin Jasper works on the Base chakra but also activates the Third Eye Chakra and the throat chakra. The secondary chakras are Heart and Crown Chakra that is triggered by the energies of the stone. The aligned and activated chakras stabilise the physical body as well as energise the overall torso.