They are 3/4" - 15/16" in length, flat backsTiger's eye (tigers eye, tiger eye, tiger iron) is a member of the quartz group of chalcedonies. It is one of the chatoyant gemstones. Chatoyancy exhibits a changeable silky luster as light is reflected within the thin parallel fibrous bands. This effect is due to the fibrous structure of the material.Tiger's eye is the planetary stone for Gemini (May 21-Jun. 20) and the accepted gem for the ninth wedding anniversary. Tiger's eye is mined in Western Australia, South Africa, USA, Canada, India, Namibia, and Burma.Many legends about quartz say that wearing tiger's eye (which is a form of quartz) is beneficial for health and spiritual well being. Legend also says it is a psychic protector, great for business, and an aid to achieving clarity.
Tiger Eye Cabochons
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