TIGER EYE GemShoppy April 9, 2015 Gemstones For beginning detoxification. Works on mass consciousness to separate desire from need. Tiger eye offers courage, energy, and luck. Stone’s names: Tiger eye, also spelled tiger’s-eye and tiger eye. Tiger eye is also called crocidolite cat’s-eye or African cat’s-eye. Color: Tiger eye has a rich yellow and golden brown stripes, with a fine golden luster when polished. Tiger eye is quartz that contains oriented fibres of crocidolite that have been replaced by silica. Tiger eye is displaying chatoyancy (a vertical luminescent band like that of a cat’s eye) . Tiger eye typically has lustrous alternating yellow or brown bands. Tiger eye with its bands resembles an eye of tiger, so it is received its name due to this similarity. Wedding anniversary: Tiger Eye is the anniversary gemstone for the 9th year of marriage.