Tigers Eye Stone is a quartz crystal with lovely bands of yellow-golden color through it. This is a powerful stone that aids harmony and balance, and helps you to release fear and anxiety.
It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions.
Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishing, and is known to give you courage, self confidence and strength of will. It enhances creativity and is one of the stones that aid kundalini awakening.
Where Does It Come From... Tigers Eye Meaning
The largest numbers of Tiger Eye Stones are found in South Africa... but it also comes from Brazil, India, Burma, Western Australia and USA.
The meaning of this stones name relates to its resemblance to the eye of a tiger or a cats eye.
Its color is yellow-brown to golden brown and it is very attractive with lovely bands of color through it.
While it is not really classified as a quartz crystal, it could be said to be in the quartz family, as it is a variety of quartz with inclusions of fibers of gold asbestos which gives it the golden color. In common with quartz crystals, these stones are profound amplifiers of energy, and boost the energy of any other crystals you use it with.
Tiger eye blue
Blue Tigers Eye is a very calming crystal, it is said to release stress, to soothe anxiety and to help cool a quick temper.
All Tigers Eye crystals are stones of protection and were traditionally carried to protect against curses and ill wishes.
Tigers Eye is said to promote a positive attitude and to increase feelings of self worth. It is believed to help you to discover, and have confidence in, your own abilities helping to enhance your personal power and self confidence.
Tigers Eye is also said to bring good luck and prosperity.
Mid to dark blue. Chatoyant and reflective. Sometimes grey or greenish bands.
Metaphysical Properties & Uses:
Tiger Eye - Gold
Excellent grounding stone!
If you need to make some changes in your life, this is the stone for you.
Promotes balance and strength to get through difficult phases of life; relieves doubt and bestows decision making with vision and clarity. Helps one to be practical.
Flighty people, people who are easily distracted, adults with ADD or who are Manic/Depressive, immature people, procrastinators, people in emotional turmoil, people in transitional states, (all who are in very great NEED of grounding), tend to shy away from this stone, as it grounds them as soon as they are in its presence.
BUT if you feel nervous, anxious, or fearful much of the time, this is a great stone for you. Especially helpful if you're feeling drained or unfocused.
Think of the qualities of the Tiger. Patient, focused, determined, alert, with perfect timing and slow, deliberate action. This is Tiger Eyes gift to you. A very strong stone.
MONEY: This stone is best suited to earthy people. It has been used to stimulate wealth and abundance, and to enhance the stability required to maintain wealth and keep it.
Creates order out of chaos. Harmony.
Associated with the correct use of power, courage, grace and the ability to see clearly and without illusion.
GROUNDING: Will bring calm and serenity from within, without making you feel dull and lifeless.
Color:Most commonly Rich Gold with Earthy Browns, but can be red, cream, blue, black, Only found in South Africa.
Physical Healing Properties:Eyes, Reproductive system, Night vision, Broken bones, heals wounds, bruises, Colon, digestion and stomach problems; alleviates pain
Tiger Eye Red
Red Tiger’s Eye has the same properties as Tiger’s Eye but also some additional properties related to its colour. Red Tiger’s Eye in particular is stimulating and can help when you are feeling lethargic. It provides motivation and can therefore overcome fatigue and lethargy. Red Tiger’s Eye is said to be a strong and practical stone which will accelerate the metabolism, benefit the muscular and skeletal systems and boost sex drive.
Tiger’s Eye generally is a very powerful, protective and grounding stone. It can deflect unwanted and negative energies. It was traditionally carried as a talisman against curses and ill wishes and can enhance good luck and bring prosperity.
Physically Tiger’s Eye can treat the eyes, heal the throat and is useful for repairing broken bones. Tiger’s Eye is also helpful for relieving congestion in the digestive system. It can alleviate pain and dampens an overactive nervous system and overstimulation of the adrenal glands.
Mentally Tiger’s Eye has the power to focus the mind and promote mental clarity. This can assist to solve problems objectively and clear from emotions.
Emotionally Tiger’s Eye enhances integrity, willpower, purpose courage and practicality. It can be helpful for dispelling fear and anxiety. Tiger’s Eye can build confidence and energise the emotional body. It can balance yin and yang, alleviate depression and lift dark moods. It is also helpful for resolving internal conflicts.
Spiritually Tiger’s Eye can help to get through difficult periods without losing courage. Tiger’s Eye can enhance psychic abilities and balance the lower chakras. As Tiger’s Eye is an excellent grounding stone it can also be helpful for meditation, it can still the mind and help achieve a deep meditation.
Why Would You Use It
This is a stone that helps us to be more active, mentally as well as physically... and its major work is within the lower chakras. It will stimulate the base chakra, sacral chakra and the solar plexus chakra... where its energy has a very powerful effect. The vibration of 'the will'... which is the predominant energy of the solar plexus chakra... is strong within Tigers Eye Stone.
If you are an earthy person... and vibrate to the energy of the solar plexus, you may find that this stone aids you to bring through psychic powers. It may aid you if you are earthy to develop your psychic powers when used at the third eye chakra, but it is not generally a third eye chakra stone.
It is a strong stone to aid you with all of the basic survival needs... and it assists you to enhance your strength, and your ability to work through difficult times. Keep the stone within your aura, so it will be of benefit to you.
It is easy to buy Tigers Eye Stone, so an idea is to put a tumblestone, or other piece of this crystal in your pocket during the day, and at night place one under the pillow.
Who Should Use Tigers Eye Stone
This stones action works strongly within the sacral chakra... and it is a helpful energy for enhancing creativity. Its vibration within this chakra will also aid people who are spaced out or who find it difficult to make commitments to doing what needs to be done... as it is a strong stone for spiritual grounding.
Naturally golden stones assist you to enhance the masculine principle. This allows you to be balanced, and have a complementary amount of feminine and masculine energy. The fire or solar element in this golden stone stimulates your ability to manifest your most ardent desires.
As tiger eye stone grounds you to the earth via the base chakra. it aids you to be more calm and centered. This will enable you to take the action needed to be more practical.... and put this into practice within your life.
It will stimulate the rise of the kundalini energy, the coiled serpent that resides at the base of the spine.
When it is stimulated it may rise up through the spine... and this is known as kundalini awakening, and this process is said to bring enlightenment. If you want to use it for this purpose, combine Serpentine stone with it. Serpentine Stone will ease the kundalini awakening process, and may alleviate some of the possible discomfort that many people feel.
Wearing Tiger eye
The best way to utilize its energy, is to endeavor to keep the stone within your aura, for as long as possible each day. As these stones are one of theZodiac Birthstones, you may find jewelry made from Tigers Eye in many places.
This stone is both a Taurus birthstone and aGemini birthstone, so you may find a wide range of different birthstone jewelry available.
Tigers Eye jewelry is easy to find, and it works most effectively when it is worn within the lower chakras. By wearing a Tigers Eye ring or bracelet you will keep the energy closer to the chakras where it is most effective.
If you are unable to get a ring or bracelet, other jewelry such as lovely pendants made from this interesting stone will be effective.
It is an effective stone to assist you to accomplish goals. If you are prone to criticizing your own actions... you may be experiencing a lack of self worth. This stone may help you, as it will infuse you with confidence, brightness and optimism that may relieve these feelings of lack.