A Look At Tiger's Eye


Published On: 01-07-2012 11:46pm

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Category: More About Natural Gemstones

Tiger's-Eye & Hawk's-Eye used in Jewelry


Tiger's Eye Jewelry  Rough & Polished Tiger's Eye

Brown and yellow with shiny gold bands

Tiger's Eye is primarily composed of silicon dioxide and is colored mainly by iron oxide. It exhibits a changing luster from light reflection. Tiger ‘s Eye gems are generally cut as cabochons, but are also used as round beads in jewelry.

Tiger’s Eye is said to help convert anxiety, fear, and obsession into practicality and logic. It increases confidence and is an aid to achieving clarity. It is beneficial when working with groups. Tiger’s Eye is used for protection when traveling, and for protecting cars and other forms of transportation. It can enhance the ability to acquire wealth. Tiger’s Eye can release tension and inhibitions. It is considered soothing to the body and can strengthen bones and joints, and it can also help alleviate stomach ulcers. Legend says that if you keep a Tiger’s Eye in your wallet, you will never be penniless.

Tiger’s eye it is mined primarily in South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, Brazil, and Australia.



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