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Tigers Eye Gold Crystal Meaning
Tigers eye has been noted for a very long time as physical and spiritual protector. It has associations with warriors and shamans for centuries. Said to contain the lions roar it wards off both physical and spiritual danger. Its bright and strong colours inspire physical strength, well-being, bravery, courage against adversity, honesty and a positive self view. Through this enhanced self-view animal instincts may also increase.
Magical Use: Bravery, courage, animal states, warding, healing.
Healing Use: Skin, muscle, circulation, eyes, ears, liver.
Star Signs: Leo
Blue Tigers Eye Crystal Meaning
Nights Eye, and Night Visions. Hawks eye is a visionary crystal and aids sleep and dream work. Excellent for Nightmares. Hawks Eye provides protection and heightened awareness to the user. Good also for night time rituals, complements the mood for night working. Also said to aid astral travel, the crystal is linked to a night cat the Lynx a symbol of Night protection and night travel. You can use this crystal for questing too. Questing is a form of circle sitting, where one sits for a defined purpose - to receive information for a specific subject. Particularly good for Questing about the Mayan's, Olmecs, & Aztecs.
Tigers Eye Physical Properties
Tigers eye is a chatoyant gem, which is black with iron oxide staining that gives raise to golden brown stripes hence its name. It initially begins as a fibrous blue mineral called crocidolite (more commonly known as asbestos), which is made of sodium and iron. When quartz becomes embedded between the fibres of crocidolite it will result in one of two gemstones. Golden brown called Tigers eye or Blue known as Hawks Eye. When this stone is cut en cabochon it takes on a cats eye effect due to the quartz taken on the fibrous formations and blue colour of the crocidolite, creating parallel lines within the gem.Group OXIDES, Composition SiO2, Hardness 7.0, Crystal structure TRIGONAL