Tiger's Eye is a brown member of the Quartz family of crystals. It is a chatoyant stone, that is usually formed in metamorphic rock. The growth of Quartz and altered amphibole fibres give Tiger's Eye its unique coloring. Tiger's Eye also goes by Tiger Eye. It also forms in a blue color, called Hawks Eye. Rose Quartz is a pale pink to rose red variety of the Quartz family of crystals. The color is considered to be cause by trace amounts of titanium, iron, or manganese in the massive material. The color in these Rose Quartz is photosensitive and subject to fading if left in the sun, Quartz sits at a 7 on the Mohs Scale and takes to a great polish.
This piece shows a truly incredible amount of chatoyancy which adds a depth that can only be found in Tiger's Eye—with every angle you can see movement within this stone. The Rose Quartz variety shows great depth while still keeping a light and airy feel to the pendant. This pendant would be great for adding a natural yet refined feel to any formal event.
Tiger's Eye is thought to be a protective stone that was carried as a talisman against ill wishes and curses. Tiger's Eye is thought to help ground a person, and teach them not to take advantage of positions of power. It is also believed to help with issues of self-worth, recognizing your faults and strengths, and collecting scattered thoughts. Rose Quartz is associated with Heart Healing and Unconditional Love. It is thought to align and clear the heart chakra, encourage forgiveness, inner healing, and replace negative energy with loving vibrations. Rose Quartz is also thought to be the stone of romance, and carrying it is thought to attract relationships and/or restore existing ones.
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