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Hawk Eye is reminiscent of the eye of a bird of prey, this blue-gray to blue-green variety is actually the phase in the development of Tiger’s Eye before Quartz's replacement of Crocidolite has altered to iron oxide, retaining the original gray-blue or green of the asbestos fibers.
It is considered the most authoritative of the eye stones, warding off nightmares, protecting one from malice and jealousy, and providing deeper insights and awareness so one may see beyond the obvious. It is a marvelous aid for increasing the sensory gifts and a link with cosmic forces that provide inspirational guidance for one’s life.
It is a powerful stone for healing Earth energies and for increasing self-understanding. It is grounding during chaotic situations and brings issues into perspective, especially when placed on the Third Eye.
Blue Tiger Eye Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Tiger Eye is calming and releases stress. It aids the quick-tempered, overanxious and phobic. Slows the metabolism, cools an overactive sex drive, and dissolves sexual frustrations.
Tiger Eye History and Uses:
Tiger Eye is named for its resemblance to the flashing golden eye of a tiger. Its colors range from Red to brown arranged in fibrous bands and it can also be found in gold and blue varieties, all displaying beautiful silky chatoyancy. Historically it was used by Roman soldiers on the battlefield as a protection stone and also as an aid in business.
Tiger Eye Geological Description:
Tiger Eye is a stone member of the Quartz family, a silicon dioxide mineral with a hardness of 7. It is formed from Hawks Eye through pseudomorphism of Crocidolite in Quartz. Tiger Eye is found in South Africa, India, Burma, Western Australia, and the USA.
Affirmation: I am balanced and strong and act with confidence and compassion.
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