Many ask where out inspiration for designs and creativity come from. And while we draw heavily on our daily lives and the small miracles found through out, the great outdoors, and the the small people in our lives. Many times a medium to work with is enough.
|Brown Tiger's Eye and Maroon Swarovski Pearl Earrings|
Referred to also as Tiger eye
Tiger's eye is a variety of chatoyant. It is a member in the quartz grouping
Most common color is golden
Has a changeable silky luster when the light hits it just right
Due to the mineral content in this stone it is difficult to polish
Typical colors include blue, red, brown and golden
|Blue Tiger's Eye Necklace|
Esoteric associations of tiger’s eye:
Planet – Sun
Zodiac – Capricorn
Element – Fire and earth
Chakras all tiger’s eye – Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra
Chakras an red tiger’s eye – Base Chakra
|Red Tiger's Eye Bracelet|
History shows that Roman soldiers wore tiger's eye with protection symbols carved on the pieces, when they went into battle. It is believed they did this because they believed the tiger’s eye would offer them both protection and success in their battle campaigns.
Myth, Legend, and Folklore of tiger's eye:
Strengthen personal convictions, desires & beliefs
A stone of protection
Brings good luck to the wearer
Power to focus the mind
Promotes mental clarity
Assists with resolving problems objectively and unclouded by emotions
Assists in dispelling fear and anxiety
Imbues the wearer with willpower
Imparts confidence and courage
Believed to lend strength to the wearer
Strengthen one’s convictions
Believed to create harmony in one’s life
Is a great stone for keeping one’s self grounded
|Golden Tiger Eye Necklace|
To treat the eyes and throat.
Even was used to treat the reproductive organs.
Believed to assist the body in the releasing of toxins.
Alleviate general body aches and pains.
Aid in the repair of broken bones.
Strengthen the alignment of the spinal column
Red Tiger’s Eye: is believed to be able to assist in
o Overcoming lethargy
o Increase a low sex drive
o Speed up a slow metabolism
Tiger's Eye is a stone that draws upon the best qualities and traits of a Tiger. In essence this allows the wearer to absorb these traits into their personal being in order to derive the greatest benefit from the stones. I have always been drawn to tiger’s eye semi precious gemstones.
The three top traits that drew me to tiger’s eye are listed below. The first one being the initial trait that drew me and the last two are what keeps me returning to tiger’s eye, especially the patience. Whether it is to wear, just play with stones or create with.
A.) Determination: A tiger is totally determined to get what he wants and needs. To be successful in your endeavors you need to be determined and wearing the Tiger’s Eye will give you the calmness of mind to be determined. Learn from the tiger and allow the tigers eye gemstone to help maintain and increase your determination is all aspect of life and business.
B.) Focused: A tiger will stay focused on the object he desires for as long as it takes. In business, if we allow ourselves to lose focus, we allow our competition to gain a foothold and we miss opportunities to grow and increase our businesses. A tigers eye will keep you focused if you allow it to.
C.) Patience: A tiger can wait patiently for hours or even days until the right opportunity presents itself. In business and in life, patience is a virtue. Often we run head long into a project without doing the proper research or learning and we find ourselves having to backtrack. Allow the tiger eye to bring you clear thinking and insight in to the situation.