Tiger eye stone is found in metamorphic rocks, and is derived from silicon dioxide crystals. It has a unique optical property i.e. it looks like a cat’s eye does glowing in the dark. The color of the stone can vary from red to yellow it all depends on the way it has been cut. It is usually polished and the shine it gets after that is both felt and seen. They are considered more effective if worn on Tuesday. It was worn in ancient times it helps see in the dark. It was considered a good luck stone. It was used to ward off the evil eye. It was used to give back any malice or threat without absorbing any negative energy in return. It was used to test and see if someone was reliable or not. It was believed that by the end of the day brown colour Tiger eye will help all the deceptions if any be revealed.
Ancient Egyptians used it as eyes from the idols eyes as it represent divine vision. They believed brown colour Tiger eye provided the protection of both the sun god and the god of growing land, geb. The roman soldiers used it to deflect weapon and to be brave in the battlefield. Ancients believed it to have special powers this stones was considered powerful and mysterious, they both feared and revered this tone. Protective stone was considered an all seeing all knowing eye. It was believed that the wearer of this stone got special all seeing ability, he could observe everything even through closed doors.
It is found in east Asia- Burma, Korea and India. It is also found in Brazil, Australia and some parts of Africa
• Tigers eye can and will frequently carry negative energy to purify it of negative energy the stone should be dipped in water for one night
• Wipe it with a soft cloth to make sure it isn’t scratched. Also make sure it doesn’t get scratched against other much harder gemstones.
The wearer of Tiger eye gemstone
Tiger eye stone stimulates the first three chakras. It directs the energy of sun rays into the grounds. It maintains a balance between two extreme forces. It promotes partiality and physical vitality.
It helps one enter into a state of bliss when meditating with it. It helps the wearer experience a point of self awareness.
It is the zodic stone of those born under the star sign Gemini ( may 21- June 20) .