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Tigers Eye Crystal Table of Contents
- Tigers Eye Meaning & Properties
- Tigers Eye Metaphysical Properties
- Tigers Eye Healing Properties
- Tigers Eye Mineral Properties
- Tigers Eye Name Etymology
Tigers Eye Meaning & Properties
The low, guttural growl that stills the forest and puts all creatures on alert.
The stealth, balance and utter stillness that speaks of supreme clarity of focus.
The majesty of un-apologized for power.
This is Big Cat energy.
This is the healing crystal, Tiger’s Eye.
Like the great cat for which its named, Tiger’s Eye has a fierceness that’s undeniable. In the wild Tigers show nearly ceaseless fortitude and willpower. These felines wait patiently for what they most want and need, then go after it vehemently. Tiger’s Eye crystal has all of this symbolism and even more.
Consider the value of such an energy matrix for your meditations. One of the challenges in meditating is staying focused. Our mind is accustom to doing many things at once. The Tiger’s Eye calms the temptation for distraction and maintains concentration. A quiet mind is one ready to listen to Guides and the Divine. As such, you can look to Tiger’s Eye as a bridging mechanism to those powerful and transformative Beings.
Tiger Eye stones have various colors that also add meaning. As you turn the stone in sunlight you’ll see hints of gold, red and blue. Red provides heart energy, gold is the Crown Chakra and the higher self and blue tames the Tiger a bit with its peaceful, spiritual quality. (Read all about Color Psychology, Symbolism and Meanings)
Light workers recommend this stone for increasing the energy in a healer’s kit or divination set.
This crystal healer and teacher has a strong connection to the Earth. It’s energy matrix protects what you most need (food, water, family) by supporting self-reliance. Unlike some of the other stones we’ve shared, Tiger’s Eye is more practical than psychic. It’s about the “here and now” of the matter. If you’re wavering on a decision, Tiger’s Eye is there so you can commit with real certainty.
There are strong masculine overtones to Tiger’s Eye. The golden hue gives this mystical stone power for energy, manifestation and action particularly when it comes to current projects. You’ll discover the vibrations of this stone instilling pragmatics into your aura. As that energy grows you’ll see things differently and order them more successfully. This crystal is also an excellent choice when exploring Christ Consciousness for discerning Divine will or reaching out to other Higher Beings.
On a less lofty side, the glittering gold of this stone aligns with prosperity. While Tiger’s Eye may not make you rich beyond all dreams, it definitely attracts the best situations for turning your finances around. Bear in mind that such results reflect a partnership. You have to do your fair share along with the crystal’s energies. During this process Tiger’s Eye helps keep your feet on Terra Firma so that you have a solid cornerstone for building something new.
Metaphysical store owners often recommend wearing Tiger’s Eye on your wrist so that it sets closer to the Base or Root Chakra. From this location it charges your aura more effectively. Where you feel your self lacking, Tiger’s Eye steps in and turns that frown upside down.
Tigers Eye Metaphysical Properties
Crystal Energy: Balance, Stealth, Vitality, Strength of Will
Tigers Eye Healing Properties
Mind: Emotional healing; Decreasing anxiety; Happiness; Organization/Order; Courage; Focus; Objectivity
Body: Health; Eye-Nose-Throat; Reproduction; Purging toxins; Decreasing pain; Supporting strong bones
Spirit: Attracting luck; Protection; Harmony; Empowerment; Grounding; Earth element
Practitioners of Feng Shui recommend putting Tiger’s Eye either near your door or the West and Northwest region of the home. In this location it keeps your atmosphere filled with clarity.
One of the keynotes for Tiger’s Eye is the ability to execute and stabilize, which is why it is a great healing crystal for those visionary entrepreneurs to get a plan launched and keep it on an even keel.
The steady nature of this stone also gives you the ability to keep emotions in check so that you can really focus on the task at hand, which in turn deters stumbling blocks and hindrances.
When your creativity seems stalled, try carrying a tumbled Tiger’s Eye and use it like a worry stone.
As with other metaphysical crystals, however, use your intuition. Look at the various shapes of the Tiger’s Eye and see which one calls to you most. Alternatively consider the symbolism of Sacred Geometry and use that as a guide.
Tigers Eye Properties
Color: Yellow, Gold, Brown, Orange, Blue
Mining Locations: Burma, India, South Africa, Western Australia, USA
Mineral Class: Silicon Dioxide
Crystal System: Hexagonal (Trigonal)
Tigers Eye Name Etymology
Linguists feel that the word “Tiger” comes from either Latin or Greek terms that mean “to howl”, perhaps in reference to the tiger’s roar that has such an amazing effect on all those hearing it.
The “Eye” in Tiger’s Eye simply describes the visual impact of the stone, which often has circles that look like an eye. This appearance is why the ancients used it as an amulet for turning the “evil eye” and curses.
The tie to Tiger Spirit is said to also give you bravery in the face of even the most treacherous terrain.
With love & sparkles,