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 fibers 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 polished pieces of Tiger's Eye have a great chatoyancy and range of color, as you can see from the photos. They contain a mix of both Blue Tiger's Eye (Hawks Eye), Brown Tiger's Eye, and some stones with both the blue and brown in the same stone! The natural mix of color works well in many home décor ideas, fish tanks, fountains and displays.
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. Blue Tiger's Eye specifically is thought to relieve stress, help with phobias, and quick tempers.
Due to the nature of natural products, and photography techniques the color, size, and style may vary slightly from the photos. You are receiving similar item to those in the photographs