Tiger’s eye is a member of the quartz family. Within this quartz matrix are asbestos fibers usually occurring in layers. It is the asbestos that makes Tiger’s Eye a chatoyant gemstone, meaning the fibers reflect in a wavering silky luster that can resemble the eye of a cat. The word Chatoyant comes from the French meaning “cat’s eye”.
Red Tiger’s Eye is used as a money and good luck charm. It can help boost clairvoyance to give one courage when needed. It brings compassion and empathy in considering the needs of those close to us as well as our own needs. A useful stone for rejuvenating the blood and restoring natural rhythms to a woman’s body.
Gold Tiger’s Eye represents Sun and Earth energies. It can help with finding and gently asserting your personal power as it aligns with your solar plexus chakra. Gold Tiger’s Eye brings mental clarity & balance. Helps one remain calm, centered. Assists in seeing both sides of argument; balance between extremes. Provides strength in strenuous circumstances.