Tiger’s eye gains its silky, lustrous appearance from the parallel intergrowth of a variety of quartz crystals and crocidolite. The red bands are made from iron oxide. The name "Tiger’s eye" comes from its resemblance to the eye of a tiger or cat, though it can also sometimes look like a hawk's eye to some. When you hold it up into the sunlight, the golden rays really bring out the brilliant luster and colors that so many people love Tiger's eye for.
This lucky stone's also believed to protect against negative energies and evil spirits. In eastern mythology, the tiger plays a big role in Chinese culture. It's a fundamental part in Chinese astrology with its healing properties. It taps directly into your sacral chakra, which heavily benefits the creative energy center of your body. Beliefs have developed and changed about magical Tiger's eye stones as the centuries have gone by, but the hype has never truly died down since it helps to bring good luck and fortune.
In more modern times, this golden stone is also said to promote strength, courage, and willpower. Physically, Tiger's eye is thought to be helpful for treating problems with the eyes, stomach, and intestines too. Tiger's eye benefits also include an improvement in circulation in the human body. Whether you believe in the power of gemstones or not, there's no denying that Tiger's eye makes for beautiful jewelry. If you're looking for a unique and stylish piece of jewelry, consider Tiger's eye as a great gemstone to use!