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.
Sterling silver is the brightest of all precious metals being known for its bright luster. It is also known for being very durable which makes it popular in jewelry as it will withstand the test of time.
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, and the Sterling Silver setting is subtle but adds a unique contrast. 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.
You are purchasing the exact piece in the photographs. It measures 5 cm tall and 3 cm wide.