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Tiger Eye Tumbles - Small - 1 pound*
Tiger Eye Tumbles - Small - 1 pound*
Tiger Eye Tumbles - Small - 1 pound*

Tiger Eye Tumbles - Small - 1 pound*

Regular price
$19.99
Sale price
$19.99

*requires 2lbs of shipping space
Locality: South Africa

  1. Color: Tiger's eye typically exhibits a rich golden to reddish-brown color, with bands of varying shades. These bands often resemble the patterns seen on a tiger's fur, hence the name.

  2. Hardness: Tiger's eye has a hardness of around 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, making it relatively durable and suitable for use in jewelry.

  3. Clarity: Tiger's eye is usually opaque, but it can occasionally display some translucency, especially when polished.

  4. Luster: The luster of tiger's eye is usually described as silky or chatoyant. This effect, known as chatoyancy or "cat's eye effect," is caused by the reflection of light off of parallel inclusions within the stone, resulting in a striking shimmering or glowing appearance.

  5. Density: The density of tiger's eye can vary slightly depending on its composition and specific variety, but it generally falls within a range of 2.64 to 2.71 grams per cubic centimeter.

  6. Metaphysical Properties: Tiger's eye is associated with promoting courage, confidence, and willpower. It is believed to help one overcome fears and self-doubt. It is believed to provide protection against negative energies, psychic attacks, and ill-wishes.

Photos have not been edited or altered, just taken in different daylight conditions to show the variation in color. Pieces are held in hand to help with scale and does not necessarily represent 1 pound. Specific pieces photographed may no longer be available.