The Magic Of Tiger’s Eye

Written by Shereen Campbell


Posted on December 09 2019

Shape Your Reality

Tiger’s Eye is well known for its ability to help you gain clarity and understanding, while also strengthening your will and helping you to get out of your comfort zone, and shape your own reality as you deem fit. Many practices use Tiger’s Eye in meditation and manifestation rituals.

For meditation it is used to gain a deeper understanding of an issue, it’s cause, and connect all the facts surrounding the issue in a logical, reasonable order. As a manifestation tool, Tigers Eye is one of the best crystals to manifest change in your life of any kind.

In ancient Egypt, Tigers Eye held a very special place. They named it the “all-seeing eye” and for them, it was the sign of divine vision. That’s why it was often placed in the eye dents in the statues of Egyptian deities. The shimmering golden colors of Tigers Eye graduate in shades of golden and black, which make it absolutely mesmerizing to look at.

More about Tiger’s Eye

Keywords for Tiger’s Eye:

Some keywords for Tigers Eye include manifestation, clarity, empowerment, and abundance. If you are seeking more clarity in your life, meditating with tiger’s eye is sure to bring profound insight – especially in understanding the root of the issue that has been bothering you, and finding a way to resolve it. Tiger’s Eye is also a stone of manifestation, especially prosperity and abundance manifestations.

If you often find yourself in your comfort zone, and you want to change, but you feel insecure and you keep staying in your comfort zone, then working with Tiger’s eye will do the trick. Tiger’s eye promotes manifestation and change but does so by strengthening your personal will, giving you the personal empowerment boost you needed to gain the courage and manifest change in your life.

Wearing a bit of Tigers Eye helps you to increase your self-confidence and feel more at ease with yourself in any given situation.

Origin of Tiger’s Eye:

Tigers Eye is a crystal that can be found in abundance in South Africa. Although there are small quantities in other countries like Thailand, Australia, and India, which might make you think that Tigers Eye is a rare crystal, the deposits found in South Africa are so vast that Tigers Eye is available anywhere, and it’s not too pricey.

Are There Different Types of Tiger’s Eye?

Yes! Cat’s Eye Quartz, Bull’s Eye and Hawk’s Eye are all variations of Tigers Eye. That means that Tiger’s Eye can also be reddish, black, and with one direction golden stripes through it depending on the variation of Tigers Eye you stumble upon.

How To Tell If Your Tiger’s Eye Is Real?

A couple of quick tips to check if your Tiger’s Eye is real are:

  • The color will not be consistent all around, it should vary. An authentic Tiger’s Eye is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely.

  • Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Tiger’s Eye is 7.0 making it a durable stone. Also, this makes it so you use it for Gem Water.

How To Cleanse Your Tiger’s Eye:

Tiger’s Eye can be cleansed in a variety of ways. Smudging with sage, lavender or palo santo is a great way to cleanse your Tiger’s Eye. Using a tuning fork will also do the trick. A tap or two will knock off any yucky energy. Also, since Tiger’s Eye has Mohs Hardness of 7.0, you can cleanse this stone with saltwater as well. Soak your crystal in a bowl of water with sea salt for at least 20 to 30 minutes. You can leave it in the saltwater for as long as you feel comfortable, some people leave it for as many as 3 days. Trust your intuition on the time you spend soaking. Finally, leaving your Tiger’s Eye under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly. No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Tiger’s Eye, just be sure to set an intention that your crystal is cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Tiger’s Eye Connects Best With:

Tiger’s Eye is used to harmonize the chakras of matter – or the first three chakras. Tiger’s Eye possesses a unique ability to connect with the Root Chakra because it can clear your mind, connect the scattered thoughts and put them in place to paint the whole picture, gaining a better perspective of your own reality. It is a stone for perceiving the truth, no matter how hard it is to see the truth.

When used to balance the Sacral Chakra, Tiger’s eye will help you push through creative blocks and barriers, and when used to balance the Solar Plexus Chakra, your personal power will gain a boost, your self-confidence will increase, and a new era for change will begin in your life.

Birthstone Month for Tiger’s Eye:

Tiger’s Eye is not a traditional birthstone, however, people born in July and August have a strong connection with it.

Zodiac Sign for Tiger’s Eye:

The sign of Gemini is connected with Tiger’s Eye, so if you were born in late May or early June this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign.

Planet Connected with Tiger’s Eye:

If you are wishing to connect with Mercury, Tiger’s Eye is highly connected to this planet. Mercury rules our perception and our intellect, which is why Tiger’s Eye is perfect for harnessing your connection with Mercury.

Affirmations Associated With Tiger’s Eye:

Some key affirmations to use with Tiger’s Eye are:

  • I am an unwavering force.

  • I am seeing my truth.

  • I manifest my magic.

  • I am strong.

  • I manifest as I create my own reality.

The Top Three Ways to Use Tiger’s Eye:

There are soo many ways to use Tiger’s Eye in your crystal healing work. The top three ways are in gem water, chakras of matter balancing meditation and in a crystal grid.

For Gem Water:

  • Pour a glass of filtered water

  • Rub your palms together rapidly for 5-10 seconds

  • Hold your Tiger’s Eye in your palm while reciting an affirmation or intention

  • Drop your Tiger’s Eye in the water, then hold the water in your palms and recite your affirmation or intention again.

  • Let it sit for 30 seconds and enjoy!

For Chakras Of Matter Meditation:

  • Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  • Place your Tiger’s Eye close to your belly button.

  • Lay with the Tiger’s Eye in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breath.

  • When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  • Repeat whenever you need clarity, manifesting, of a personal power and self-confidence boost.

You can use Tiger’s Eye for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your intuition and connection to your higher self. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.

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