Tiger Eye beads- For a brilliant result!
- 100% natuurlijk
- Streng ca. 38.5cm
Tiger eye beads, Cats eye.
Tiger eye beads belong to the quartz family. It is called Tiger's because the stone has a light reflection resembling the eye of a tiger.
It's as easy as that! This slit-shaped light hot chatoyeren (this "cat eye effect" comes from the French 'chat', which means cat). When the stone cabochon (BOL) is cut, the beautiful kattenoogeffect is best visible. Stone color gives it its name: the red species called Catseye, the Hawkeye blue and yellow so Tigereye (golden yellow, golden brown). Cat quartz is unusual. Then we are talking about Chrysoberylkattenoog, as you can also find on the site. The stone is also called Cymofaan and that is Greek for 'wavy light "which, of course, refers to the optical effect of the stone which is caused by the refraction of light.
The names of these quartz prevailing since 1876. They are based on the characteristic color and shimmering shine. Cats Eyes, but indeed the quartz variant, were considered the protectors of farmers and peasants and served as a talisman
The operation of Tigereye
Tiger eye is a protective stone that the attention focused inward and at the bigger picture. The stone protects against negative external influences and gives insight into ourselves and others. The stone helps to take away, to keep the overview, integrate information and reach your goals. In difficult periods Tigereye can give strength, courage and confidence and help with internal conflicts, dilemmas and doubts. Tigereye promotes peace, relieves pain and goes against hyperventilation. The stone has a positive effect on colds, asthma, eyes, throat, genitals and relaxes at voltages.
The hardness of Tigereye is 7, the density 2.6
Tigereye is part of the constellation Gemini and Leo.