Tigers Eye Pendant
Ever Popular Tigers Eye Ladies Pendant
A gorgeous tigers eye gemstone mounted as a ladies pendant in a hand crafted sterling silver setting. This highly polished stone exhibits exceptional chatoyance which is an optical phenomenon commonly seen in this variety of quartz. When gently moved back and forth and as light reflects off fibres within the stone, a unique and fascinating sheen can be clearly seen. Although chatoyance occurs in a few different minerals, it's best known in tigers eye.
Tigers eye is one of the old time favourites in the world of rocks and minerals and has always been popular as a lapidary material. The world's largest deposits are in South Africa and Australia.
In Ancient Rome soldiers wore or carried tigers eye because they believed it to be an all-seeing eye which offered protection. Today the stone is still used for psychic protection and features prominently in the world of crystal healing.
Weight (grams) : 17.2
Size (cms) : 3.9 x 2.2 x 0.7