Tiger Eye Quartz

Tiger Eye Quartz is used in cabochans and beads where it's lovely tiger-like quality comes out best. Generally, you will not find faceted tiger eye. This stone is often called "Tiger's Eye" or simply "Tiger Eye".

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Tiger Eye Care, Treatments & Where

    Tiger Eye is black with iron oxide staining which gives it yellow and golden brown stripes. It is a type of chatoyant quartz. Tiger Eye has a hardness of 7.

    Tiger Eye quartz is often heat treated. This is permanent so no extra care is required.

    As with all gems, protect tiger eye jewelry from scratches and sharp blows. Also avoid large temperature changes (such as leaving it be a heater vent or in a hot car).

    The most important mine for Tiger Eye gems is in South Africa.

 
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Tiger Eye Jewelry * Care, Treatments & Where * Books
Birthstones * Anniversary * Lore * Jokes
Gemstone Jewelry * Birthstone Jewelry

Birthstone Months with Tiger Eye

  • Gemini (May 21-Jun 20): Planetary Stone
Anniversary Gemstone for Tiger Eye

Tiger Eye Mystical Properties

    Tiger Eye is used for focusing the mind.

More Tiger Eye Lore

    Tiger Eye was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance being so similar to an eye.

    It has been said that Tiger Eye offers protection during travel.

Tiger Eye Jokes

    Smiley What did the jewler say when he found a piece of tiger rock?

      Eye've got it!

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