Metaphysical Properties: Jasper can show many different colors and patterns, each given their own names, usually descriptive of the pattern or color of the stone, like Leopard Skin Jasper with a surface somewhat resembling the fur coat of the leopard. Like other Jasper, Leopard Skin Jasper is known as the supreme nurturer. It acts as a reminder that one is not here, on this physical plane, just for oneself, but is also here to bring joy and substance to others, assisting others to release the bonds of constraint. It was often worn by shamans to provide protection. A stone that holds an aspect of solar energy and a connection to the solar plexus chakra. It is conducive to awareness and to allowing one to celebrate situations of isolation. Jasper is used for grounding and cleansing, and provides protection. In addition to the properties of Jasper, Leopard Skin Jasper is believed to develop one's connection with animals.