Tiger Eye Meaning & Properties

Healing Properties of Tiger Eye

Tiger eye helps align and balance the first three chakras, bringing physical vitality online with creativity, willpower, and intention. It helps the wearer weather disappointment and overwhelm in the pursuit of a goal.

It also helps with understanding and integrating the polarities, paradoxes, and complexities of life to attain a broader perspective and balanced outlook.

Tiger Eye also helps you stay grounded when life is unpredictable or overwhelming. It promotes resilience and endurance in the face of adversity.

By strengthening your lower chakras, Tiger Eye helps you stay connected to who you truly are–your values and your sense of self. If you tend to feel ungrounded or have an unstable sense of self, wearing Tiger Eye regularly can help you stay centered and develop a stronger sense of who you are and what you want to create in the world.

Tiger Eye Mineral & Gemstone Information

The optical property of tiger eye that gives it the shimmery effect is called chatoyancy, meaning “cat’s eye”. It arises due to the fibrous structure of the stone’s parallel layers. The effect shows up best when the stone is cut across the layers and polished in a rounded shape like a cabochon; faceting does not work as well.

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