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.
These small 4mm round Tigers Eye beads show a stunning amount of warm bronze chatoyancy, and plenty of unique color variation throughout every strand. These would be excellent accent beads, and the size makes them great for creating more delicate jewelry like anklets or bracelets.
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.
Due to the nature of natural products, color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos listed. You will receive a strand similar to those in the listing.