This stone comes in white grey, red or wooden colour. Tiger eye sometimes has rich yellow and golden brown stripes, with a fine golden lustre when polished. It is very popular in Africa and is available in plenty at that place. It looks like the `eye of a tiger`. Tiger eye is also called crocidolite cat`s-eye or African cat`s-eye. Tiger eye with its bands resembles an eye of tiger, so it is received its name due to this similarity. Tiger Eye is the anniversary gemstone for the 9th year of marriage.
It keeps stomach ailments under a reasonable check. It also reduces tensions. It gives extra energies and good stamina. It also bestows the wearer with considerable initiative and drive, without which one cannot easily make a mark in this complex world. It is recommended and lucky stone for those having their birth numbers as 2 or 7. It is good for children suffering from insomnia or those not having proper concentration in studies. It is good for those, who have Saturn in retrogression in their natal charts or have tensions or digestive problems. It is also good for financial gains and also for those who may waiver to take decisions. Roman soldiers wore tiger`s-eye for protection in battle. Tiger Eye was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance. Tiger eye relieves high blood pressure. Tiger eye wear is very helpful in the presence of following diseases: bronchial asthmakidney, rheumatic heart disease, otitis and psoriasis.
People of all Zodiac signs and also either-sex, all ages and all religion can utilize the benefits of Tiger Eye Gemstone. This gemstone is widely used in Feng Shui and Crystal Therapy as well.
Benefits of Tiger Eye
Tiger Eye is a stone of protection that is also very grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money. This is also a very protective stone, which especially does it`s work during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion. Tiger`s eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra and to one`s personal power. It is also very effective where person have speech problem due to lack of confidence or when any person wake up in afraid due to bad dreams
Tiger`s eye is a powerful stone ideal for increasing the confidence for people who need more confidence to accomplish their goals. It helps the person to judge a situation and determine how best to approach it. It also helps the wearer to find the most advantageous and positive way to reveal their inner energy and light. It eventually draws helpful people and material things to the wearer. It centers energy and mental focus. This gemstone also charm against evil spirits. This stone is believed to enhance confidence, focus the mind, and enable the user to see clearly without illusion.
Tiger eye should be charge it by keeping over night in salted water and should be washed it with fresh water in the morning and kept it in sun light for 2 - 3 hours once in 3 months. As with all gems, tiger eye should be protected from scratches and sharp blows. Large temperature changes should also be avoided.
These stone comes of in very attractive shapes. These are widely used for astrological and fashion purpose made of white metal. These are also popular as an attractive gift item. Tiger Eye is widely used in pendant and beads where its lovely tiger-like that displays out best.