Tiger Eye synthesizes the energies of the Sun and the Earth, bringing brightness and optimism. It stimulates understanding of one’s own needs and the needs of others while enhancing one’s stability to maintain wealth. Tiger Eye as a solar stone of vitality, practicality and physical action as well as a stone for mental clarify and balance, activating the intellect, allowing one to see both sides of disagreements, making it an excellent stone for professional mediators and those going through difficult negotiations.
Tiger Eye is known as an ancient powerful talisman according to the Egyptians. It was chosen for the eyes in their deity statues to express divine vision and was believed to provide the protection of the sun and earth combined.
It is believed that Roman solders carried it to deflect weapons and to be brave in battle. It has mainly been mined in Africa, but it can be found in small amounts in several other areas of the world.