Tiger Eye is a member of the Quartz family. It’s formed from Hawk’s eye through pseudomorphism of Crocidolite Quartz. Tiger Eye has bands of yellow-brown to golden colour, which exhibit chatoyance (Cats Eye effect).
Tiger Eye is Found in places such as Untied Sates, Mexico, India, Australia, South Africa, Found in four different variants, Golden Tiger Eye, Blue Tiger Eye, Red Tiger Eye and it can also come labeled as Hawks Eye, which is so called because of a rounded circular patten on one side of the mineral which to some say resembles that of an eye. Also another variant that can be found is what’s known as Tiger Iron. This is branded stone containing layers of Tiger Eye, Jasper and Hematite. Information on the particular stone will be cover in a separate section.
Tiger Eye is said to be a protective stone that it was traditionally carried as a talisman against ill wishing and curses. Said to bring a balance to one’s self from extreme difficulty, to a peace and understand of others. It is also considered by some that Tiger eye may help with vision, as aid night vision and treat eye conditions.
It is also said to be a blood fortifier, supporting general vitality. It is considered strengthening to the endocrine system and assist in bringing one’s hormones and biochemistry into balance.
Individually each type of Tiger Eye will have it’s own attributes and properties.
Golden Tiger Eye is said to help aid in paying attention to detail, warning against complacency. It may assist in taking action from a place of reason rather than emotion. Golden Tiger Eye is said to be an excellent companion for tests and important meetings.
Golden Tiger is said to be a blood fortifier, supporting general vitality. It is strengthening to the endocrine system and assist in bringing one’s hormones and biochemistry into balance.
Emotional properties of Tiger Eye are said to be it helps those who tend to go to extremes to equilibrium in their emotional lives. It may help create harmony between people with different viewpoint, religious belief or approaches to life. It may be an excellent ally in bringing harmony to families and relationships where differences of opinion or expression are causing discord.
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