Tigers Eye Stone is a 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. This natural crystal balances the brain, so it may be of benefit to help those who are suffering from mental disease or with personality disorders. It is a strong stone to aid you with all of the basic survival needs... and aids your ability to work through difficult times. It is known to aid the healing of broken bones, and it helps to enhance your strength when needed.
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.
| PHYSICAL PROPERTIES|
Color: Various shades of golden or honey yellow and various brown hues, typically roughly striped.
Luster: Silky sheen
Transparency: Subtranslucent to opaque.
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Cleavage: Very good
Fracture: Subconchoidal to irregular.
Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Specific Gravity: 2.69 - 2.9
Streak: Blue gray, gold brown, yellow.
Best Field Indicators: Fibrous and chatoyant.