Why Tiger's Eye Stone Is Always My Favorate Bead?
Tiger's Eye is a semi-precious variety of quartz exhibiting chatoyancy, a vertical luminescent band like that of a cat's eye. Tiger's eye is formed when parallel veins of crocidolite (blue asbestos) fibres are first altered to iron oxides and then replaced by silica. As a result it is more opaque, and has a rich yellow to brown colour. When cut en cabuchon , the gem has a fine lustre. The major source of Tiger's Eye is Griquatown West, in South Africa. It is also found at Wittenoom Gorge, Western Australia.
Tigers Eye Stone is a crystal with lovely bands of yellow-golden color through it. This is a powerful stone that helps you to release fear and anxiety and aids harmony and balance. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions.
It is believed that Tiger's Eye protects those who wear it during long journeys. Tiger's Eye is also very effective in curing all kinds of problems that are related to the head. This stone is also considered a money stone that can invite good fortune, abundance, and prosperity in your life.
Roman soldiers wore engraved Tiger's eye to protect them in battle, and it is still used as a protective stone. . Legend has it, Tiger's Eye is believed to assist in achieving clarity, aiding running a successful business.