Leopard skin jasper has also been known with the name as Jaguar Stone, it is without any doubt an amalgamation of different shades namely black, grey, gold, brown and peachy colors which easily resemble a leopard skin pattern. You will find different variety of jasper beads in United States of America, but this particular variety of jasper has been available in Mexico. Again it depends on the jewelry crafter to come out with attractive animal patterns so as to create gemstones with a universal appeal which can be used in different ornaments and jewelry items.
In reality Leopard Skin Jasper beads follow a trigonal crystal system which comes in different hues of red, deep tans and yellows. This crystal got its name owing to the presence of different stunning patterns and colors which look-alike a leopard’s skin or coat.
Most of this type of crystal viz, leopard skin jasper beads have been mainly available in South America. This crystal has taken different turns and twists to come out with a wide variety of patterns and colors. For example, this jewel acquired its existence in a sedimentary conduct, viz., silicic acid when soaked into clay or sandy rock created a thick soup which included suspended particles, when it was mixed effortlessly it fashioned the solid hues of Jasper. But when this process works instantly without any mixing, we got crystallized look of this jasper bead. When this jasper bead does not contain its lime base it is usually called a cryptocrystalline quartz variety. All leopard skin jasper beads have been in their natural form and vary in shades and pattern, which suit every type of jewelry item viz., necklaces, pendants and earrings.