Tiger eye is quartz that contains oriented fibers of crocidolite that have been replaced by silica. Tiger eye is displaying chatoyancy a vertical luminescent band like that of a cat’s eye. Tigers eye typically has lustrous alternating yellow or brown bands.
Tiger Eye is the anniversary gemstone for the 9th year of marriage. Roman soldiers wore tigers-eye for protection in battle. Tiger Eye was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance. Tiger eye relieves high blood pressure. Tiger eye wear is very helpful in the presence of following diseases: bronchial asthma,kidney, rheumatic heart disease, and psoriasis. Tiger Eye is used for focusing the mind. It is said that Tiger Eye offers protection during travel, strengthens convictions and confidence. This very warm stone is beneficial for the weak and sick. Tiger Eye is used for focusing the mind.