Tigers Eye Tumbles
Tigers Eye is a gorgeous crystal that has a chatoyance or 'cat's eye effect', an optical effect caused by the fibrous structure of the stone. It is also an ancient crystal, having been used in jewellery and for healing for thousands of years.
Weight: 6 to 9 grms approx. 15 to 20 mms approx.
Energetic Properties It has a strengthening and protective quality on the physical and mundane levels, and can help with issues of self-esteem, confidence, and bullying.
It is one of the first crystals that often catches peoples eye on our stall when the AIR school does fairs, with its beautiful golden shimmer. Children especially seem to love it, which is perfect as children can often go through periods of being bullied. It has a grounding as well as warming quality.
Where to use in the Energy field It has a slower energy and can be a good stone for earthing, and can help keep someones feet on the ground. If you have a situation where you need to feel stronger and more protected when with other people, then this may be the stone to have with you. It should only be used on the lower 2 or 3 chakras and lower down in the energy field.
Vibration Works best to anchor the energies of other cystals. Or we can carry round with us if we are going to meet someone we find is overbearing.
Storing with other crystals - Tigers Eye is 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, and is a variety of quartz, so fine to carry or put with your other quartz crystals as they won't scratch each other.
Cleansing - Tigers Eye is fine under running water and in the sunlight.
Other cleansing techniques safe for all crystals are using sage or sound to cleanse.
Whenever cleansing a crystal the key is to use your intention for the crystals to be cleansed by the process as you are doing it - as energy follows thought.