tiger eyes

Tiger’s-eye

Energy: Projective

Planet: Sun

Element: Fire

Associated metal: Gold

Powers: Money, protection, courage, energy, luck, divination

Magical/ritual lore: Roman soldiers wore tiger’s-eye engraved with symbols for protection during battle. 

Magical uses: Tiger’s-eye is a fine stone for promoting wealth and money. A simple money spell involves empowering several tiger’s-eyes with your need for money. Use them to surround a green candle. Light the candle and visualize. 

They are also carried for protection against all forms of danger. A tiger’s-eye cabochon set in gold is a fine protective ring or pendant. 

Ruled by the Sun and possessing a golden flash of light, tiger’s-eye is worn to strengthen convictions and create courage and confidence.

This is a warm stone, and it promotes energy flow through the body when worn. It is also beneficial for the weak or sick.

Sit outside on a sunny day. Hold a tiger’s-eye in your hands and gaze at the flashes of light. Still your conscious mind and look into the future. Or, use the stone as a tool to delve into past lives.

(Source: Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem, and Metal Magic) 

Some changes happen deep down inside of you. And the truth is, only you know about them. Maybe that’s the way it’s supposed to be.
—  Judy Blume, Tiger Eyes

Tiger’s eye is one of the best stones for artist. It helps tap into your creativity. Also a stone of protection, Tiger Eye may also bring good luck to the wearer. It has the power to focus the mind, promoting mental clarity, assisting us to resolve problems objectively and unclouded by emotions. Particularly useful for healing psychosomatic illnesses, dispelling fear and anxiety. Useful for recognising one’s own needs in relation to the needs of others. Balancing yin-yang and energising the emotional body, Tiger Eye stabilises mood swings, imbues us with willpower, purpose, courage and self-confidence, and releases tension.

Tiger Eye treats eyes, throat and reproductive organs, releases toxins, alleviates pain and is helpful in repairing broken bones and strengthening the alignment of the spinal column.

Natural History

Oxide and quartz found in the United States, Australia, India, and Mexico.

History and Folklore

Roman soldiers carried tiger’s eye to encourage bravery in battle.

Said to contain both the power of the earth and the sun.

Associations

Angel: Uriel; Gods/Goddesses: Ra, Sekhmet, Durga ; chakra: sacral, solar-plexus; Element: earth, fire; Astrological Sign: Capricorn, Leo; Planet: Sun; Sabbat: Midsummer; Tarot: The Sun.

Traditions

Attracts money while curbing impulsive spending or risk taking.

It is said that when you carry a piece of tiger’s eye, by the end of the day any deception will be revealed.

Healing and Magickal Uses

Body: Balances energy levels and the metabolism. Detoxifies the body. Aids energy flow throughout the body.

Mind: Reduces cravings and addictive behavior.

Magick: Protects from psychic attacks and psychic vampirism. Can be used in magickal workings to help the conservation of tigers and other big cats in the wild and care for them in conservation parks. Used in prosperity rituals. Aids in grounding.

Care and Cleansing

Recharge in late afternoon sun.

photo by: celestial being