stone comes in white grey, red or wooden colour. It is very popular
in Africa and is available in plenty there. It looks like the "eye
of a tiger". It keeps stomach ailments under a reasonable check.
It also reduces tensions.
Tiger eye is derived from a mineral called crocidolite, which has been oxidized to golden brown from its original blue colour and has been completely
replaced by quartz. It is considered to be the most popular chatoyant gem. Tiger iron is composed of tiger's eye, red jasper and black hematite. It
has a greenish cast with shades of brown, golden yellow, and reds.
Why Tiger Eye Birthstone is worn : Tiger eye balances emotions and brings clarity and focus to the mind. Opens the circulatory system to a more uniform and consistent flow.
It has been said that Tiger Eye offers protection during travel. It helps us to obtain goals by taking direct action and by learning when to act
or wait. It is especially good for clear thinking and helps one to see a problem objectively when confused or emotionally affected. Promotes balance
and strength to get through difficult phases of life.
Tiger eye shows bands that resemble an eye of tiger, so it received its name due to this similarity. Roman soldiers wore tiger's-eye for protection in battle.
Legend also says it is a psychic protector, great for business, and an aid to achieving clarity.
From where Tiger Eyes Gemstone is found: South Africa, Australia, Burma, India and the United States. The best stones come from Griqualand West.
Colour: Gold/yellow/brown, deep grey with black, red Astrological Sign of Tiger Eye: Gemini
Benefits of wearing Tiger Eye Gemstone : -It gives extra energies and good stamina.
It also bestows the wearer with considerable initative 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 childern 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. It is
also good for those who may waiver to take decisions.