Tiger’s Eye is an intriguing golden-brown stone with stripes of yellow. It shines with a silky lustre.
Tiger’s Eye combines the energy of the earth with that of the sun. It is a protective stone that was traditionally carried as a talisman. It is an excellent companion for tests and important meetings.
Tiger’s Eye is nearly always cut as a cabochon to exemplify the desired effect called chatoyancy. Also called the cat’s-eye effect, this is where the stone reflects light in a single band.
It is a hard stone that measures 14 on the Avant Jewellery Durability scale, so much higher than our minimum recommended score of 11. The best Tiger’s Eye is sourced from Sri Lanka, India and Brazil.
Oval cabochon Tiger's Eye and silver pendant measuring 9mm x 7mm with a silver 45cm long chain.