Tiger Eye is a yellow, red or blue crystal, with the most common being a golden to brown coloring. This stone helps with confidence and inner strength along with personal protection. Tiger Eye is also known for bringing integrity, grounding, clear thinking, practicality, self- empowerment, courage and grace.
We offer a variety of special Tiger Eye pieces available in different styles such as tumbled stones, spheres, palm stones, and more. We also have some special tiger eye jewelry and even some gift sets! Read more about tigers eye at the bottom of the page!
Tiger Eye is one of those stones that most of us recognize from our childhood due to it's 'cat eye' appearance. Tiger Eye or Tigers Eye is also a stone that people mimic with man made materials, so watch out for stones called 'cat eye'. They do look very different though.
Tiger Eye is a member of the Chalcedony mineral family.It is a quartz aggregate which forms when quartz has crocidolite breaks and water enters, leading it to grow into the rock. The process is followed by the quartz continuing to crack and grow again. This results in visible bands with diagonal crocidolite fibers. The golden- brown shade of the crystal is caused by the iron which oxidizes. There are other shades such as red, blue and green caused by different growth environments and trace components.
Tiger Eye is named after the cat’s eye effect it has when viewed under direct sunlight. It’s a bright band of light which moves as the stone is turned in different angles.
Tiger Eye is a silicon dioxide mineral. It’s a solid crystal with a 6.5-7 on the Mohs scale. It has a microfibrous structure which is visible as line patterns within the stone.
Tiger Eye is for the most part produced in the Transvaal province in Africa and is officially the national gemstone of South Africa. These crystals have a long history on that land especially in Egyptian culture. They were used to represent the eyes of their gods because Egyptians believed that it symbolized divine vision.
Tiger Eye is the best stone for growing confidence. This is due to the fact that it connects to the lower three chakras: sacral, solar and root. These are the chakras of being grounded, which would give courage to step out of the comfort zone. Additionally, Tiger Eye provides harmony and balance by releasing anxiety. It also helps with protection and shifting lack of motivation.
Tiger Eye can bring peace in your home or office by placing it according to the Feng Shui map. In general, one of the best spots is close to the front door. For those who need to raise their self- assurance, keep the crystal close to the skin with gemstone jewelry. The Tiger Eye is also a perfect match for Capricorns and Leos as it is one of their birthstones. No matter how you choose to use this crystal, you will undoubtedly receive positive effects.
You can learn about Tiger Eye on another page of this site.
Tiger Eye Meaning
Tigers Eye Properties
Use left/right arrows to navigate the slideshow or swipe left/right if using a mobile device
choosing a selection results in a full page refresh
press the space key then arrow keys to make a selection