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Blue Tiger Eye (unpolished) (REF:BTE1)

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Blue Tiger Eye (unpolished)  (REF:BTE1)Blue Tiger Eye (unpolished)

Measurements Approx.
Height - 2.8 cm
Width - 1.6 cm
Length - 7.6 cm



Tiger Eye is Found in places such as Untied Sates, Mexico, India, Australia, South Africa, Tiger Eye is said to be a protective stone that it was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishing and curses.

  

Tiger Eye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually a metamorphic rick that is a golden to red-brown colour, with a silky lustre. A member of the quartz group, it is a classic example of pseudomorphous replacement by silica of fibrous crocidolite (blue asbestos).


  




Blue tigers eye contains Crocidolite which is also known as Blue Asbestos. Care should be taken when handling rough specimens to ensure that no dust is inhaled. Fully polished or tumbled specimens are safe to handle unless broken.


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