Tiger’s eye is a semi-precious stone composed of different minerals, among which quartz predominates. In addition, thanks to its brownish and yellowish tones, tiger’s eye is a very characteristic and easy to identify stone to which many people attribute very beneficial properties.
Despite being considered one of the most powerful amulets by those who believe in these transmissions of energies, the tiger eye is not a particularly expensive amulet, so it is ideal if you want to start getting familiar with the powers of the different stones. Take note, because from Ameli Urban Style we provide you with all the information you need to know about the tiger eye: meaning, properties and what it is used for.
Tiger Eye Stone meaning
Tiger eye stone has been used in ornamental pieces of ancient civilizations, including Ancient Egypt, due to its striking brightness once polished, and the particular mixture of shades it presents. Although there are different theories as to why it receives this curious name, the most widespread refers to the predominant amber hue of the stone, which reflects and radiates a unique light reminiscent of the mysterious and penetrating eyes of the magnificent feline.
But what is the meaning of the tiger’s eye? The strength, energy and dexterity of this animal are fundamental to understanding the symbolism of this stone, which for years has been associated with good luck and protection. In fact, tiger’s eye is considered to be one of the most suitable stones for dealing with the evil eye, which is why it is so popular among believers.
Properties of tiger eye stone
What are the properties of tiger’s eye according to esoteric stone lovers? To talk about it, we first have to talk about the physique of the amulet, which has quartz microcrystals and other minerals (such as limonite) that endow it with a medium hardness on the Mohs scale.
As we have seen, it is not a particularly expensive stone, although it is often used in jewelry, and the best thing is that it is among the cheapest stones with the highest value. Let’s see why:
Tiger’s eye, which is also known as the “Stone of Freedom” is said to be charged with positive energy, a quality that protects against bad vibes in the environment and can help us maintain balance in adverse situations of fear, anxiety or difficulty in making decisions. In fact, tiger’s eye has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine, as it is considered one of the fundamental stones to balance yin and yang.
Its use is also related to good physical and psychological health, as it is said that tiger eye quartz enhances the action of the 7 chakras, especially those that influence concentration or creativity.
What is tiger’s eye good for
One of the most popular beliefs among lovers of esotericism is that the energy of tiger eye quartz can be very kind to our health. In fact, it is related to benefits such as the following:
- Helps relieve headache pain
- Stimulates faster recovery after illness or injury.
- It is beneficial for maintaining inner balance
- It is considered a fundamental stone to enjoy mental serenity.
- Great ally for problems such as anxiety or stress
- Stimulates creativity and personal concentration
Tiger’s eye is also one of the most used stones in meditation. Placed between the eyebrows, in the chakra known as the third eye, this stone helps to open the mind and channel positive energy throughout our body. Increasing inner strength and providing greater emotional stability are some of the valuable utilities that are granted.
In addition, this stone can also provide optimism and vitality, and, in fact, it is estimated that it can be of great help when making difficult decisions or undertaking a new project. Tiger’s eye is said to bring not only luck, but also money, success and prosperity.
Although it is true that these benefits are not scientifically proven, those who believe in the power and energy of stones do not hesitate to have this amulet, one of the most versatile and interesting, at hand.
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How to use tiger eye
You already know well the properties and benefits of tiger eye, however, you may wonder how to carry the tiger eye or how to wear it to take advantage of all its benefits.
From Ameli Urban Style we tell you how to clean the tiger eye according to experts in esotericism, it’s very easy! Clean the stone under the tap, with normal water, for about 1 minute. If you wish, you can immerse the stone in salt water, as it is believed that this component is able to absorb the negative energies of the stone. To learn how to charge the tiger’s eye, you should keep in mind that, once cleaned, the best option is to leave it under the light of the full moon, as this is the one in charge of activating the properties of the amulet.
You can do this every 2 months approximately, although depending on what you are going through you can wait more or less time.
How to wear the tiger eye?
In tiger’s eye bracelets, embedded in earrings or pendants, or simply kept in a purse or pocket; many people carry what they consider a powerful amulet. Now, if you have decided to wear the stone in bracelets, you may be wondering on which hand the tiger eye bracelet is worn. Well, you should know that to ward off bad energies and protect you and your loved ones, it is best to wear the tiger’s eye on the left hand.