Tiger Eye is a crystal of the Solar Ray. Tiger’s Eye corresponds to the golden ray of the Sun and can be beneficial for harnessing Yang energy. It is typically mined in the USA, South Africa, Australia, and China. It is typically featured as a premier Solar Plexus Chakra stone to help tonify gut energy. The Solar Plexus Chakra is directly connected to our sense of confidence. Tiger’s Eye embodies the Sun’s energy within a physical stone and can serve a talisman of the Sun’s daily energy cycle. If you feel drawn to Solar energy, then Tiger’s Eye may be the crystal ally for you. 

Natural tigers eye

What is Tiger’s Eye 

Tiger Eye is a combination of Quartz with parallel intergrowths of limonite amphibole fibers. It is famously known for its chatoyant effect that can be observed under light. Chatoyancy refers to the effect of light altering the stone’s luster. The golden bands of light within the stone may literally look like a Tiger or Cat’s Eye. Some Tiger’s Eye specimens look like golden coins that shimmer in the sunlight. It has a Moh’s Hardness rating of 7 and is typically used as a lapidary material for jewelry and carvings. 

Varieties of Tiger’s Eye include Hawk’s Eye, Red Tiger’s Eye, and Tiger Iron. Hawk’s Eye is known as Blue Tiger’s Eye and can be used to facilitate Throat Chakra growth. Hawk’s eye is fantastic for gaining confidence in communication and making new business connections. Hawk’s Eye can also be used to facilitate psychic growth with an inclination towards clairaudience (psychic hearing) and precognition (psychic knowing). Red Tiger’s Eye is beneficial to the lower 2 Chakras to energetically tonify blood and the user’s sense of physical security. Red Tiger’s Eye is best suited for people with bone issues, blood deficiencies, and a general sense of fatigue.

Tiger Iron typically features a combination of Tiger Eye with Hematite, and Red Jasper. Tiger Iron is fantastic for grounding higher chakra energy due to its inclusion of Hematite and Red Jasper. The Hematite inclusion will further benefit the user with restful sleep, enhanced memory, and stress release. The Red Jasper inclusion will help the user feel increased self-confidence, emotional stamina, bravery, and sexual vibrancy. All varieties of Tiger’s Eye will help with confidence, money growth, and higher learning. It is up to the user to decide which color ray variety of Tiger’s Eye will benefit their life the most. 

Common Uses of Tiger’s Eye 

Tiger’s Eye is typically used as a booster for physical energy, confidence, and career change. It harmonizes with Citrine, Lapis Lazuli, Carnelian, and Pyrite. Tiger Eye is especially useful for people who feel insecure in their body and lack self confidence. It can tonify the energy of the Root, Sacral, and Solar Plexus chakra to aid the lower “animal” mind. If the lower Chakras are imbalanced, the individual may feel disconnected to their sense of power, hunger, sexuality, and manifestation. 

Tiger Eye can dissolve lower chakra imbalances with its golden ray energy. Tiger’s Eye can be held as a talisman to remember the magnificence of the solar ray during a difficult life episode. It can be used to harness the energetic components of Yang/Masculine energy within the individual. A lack of Yang energy may manifest as body chills, inability to secure life opportunities, lethargy, and a general fear of confrontation. Healthy Yang energy may manifest as confidence in physical expression, a sense of inner warmth, an ability to withstand life’s challenges, and the ability to grow from confrontation. The Golden Solar Ray of Tiger’s Eye will remind the user of the higher intentions behind life’s many mysteries and synchronicities. 

The main life lesson of the lower 3 Chakras is to facilitate a healthy base for higher Chakra connection. If the lower animal spirit is not negotiated with then the individual may become obsessed with materialistic pursuits. The animal soul within mankind governs hunger, sexuality, physical security, territorialism, confrontation, and utilization of resources. Tiger’s Eye can help people overcome addiction and self sabotaging behaviors caused by imbalance within the animal soul of the user.

Oftentimes gluttonous addictive behaviors are manifestations of the animal soul seeking security through material comforts. Overeating, alcoholism, hypersexuality, and hyposexuality are all symptoms of lower chakra imbalance. Tiger’s Eye can bring sunshine to areas of the energy body that have become stagnant and help the user grow at their own pace. 


Tiger’s Eye Manifestation Grid 

A large Tiger’s Eye crystal ball or wand can be used as a centerpiece for money/manifestation grids. Combine Tiger’s Eye with Clear Quartz, Lapis Lazuli, Pyrite, and Garnet within a grid to facilitate career growth, financial stability, and physical health. To manifest money specifically, it is advised to place coins and dollars under your Tiger Eye grid centerpiece. Visualize your grid as amplifying the energy of your dollars and shooting straight up to the Sun. If possible, place your manifestation grid within direct sunlight so the specimens may become charged with each sunrise. 

Crystal Manifestation Grid

Distant Healing Energy Grid 

Distant healing techniques can be combined with crystal grids and pictures. Simply place a picture of the person you wish to send loving energy to under the centerpiece Tiger Eye specimen. Visualize the energy of the crystal grid going up to the Sun, and then down to the person of your choice. Imagine their aura being bathed in golden light and warmth. You may also visualize their life becoming enriched by increased funds, career growth, and increased physical energy. The grid may be kept on an altar or table for as long as needed, or until the user feels the energy transfer is complete. 

How to Choose Your Specimen 

If you are looking for career change, weight loss, or a renewed sense of confidence, then you may benefit greatly from a Tiger’s Eye crystal ally. Tiger Eye’s energy can help facilitate career change and physical manifestation. Many Tiger’s Eye specimens will look like literal gold coins. The gold coin style Tiger Eye specimens are fantastic for money growth and investment pursuits. It is a fantastic stone ally to carry into work interviews, public speaking events, and exercise. Carrying a piece of Tiger Eye while exercising may bestow the user with additional physical energy for the workout. It can also be used as a talisman to stick to a stable exercise schedule for those who wish to lose weight. 

For career change, it is best to carry a Tiger Eye specimen in the user’s wallet/purse and pockets. The Golden Ray of the Tiger’s Eye specimen will help the user manifest a reality where harmonious career relationships may be formed. A large Tiger Eye specimen makes for a fantastic work desk ally to facilitate higher thinking during customer relations work. Remote employed workers can use Tiger’s Eye to help with mental focus and avoid distraction from their workload. Students can use Tiger Eye to aid in memory retention for studying. It will help students have a more robust attitude toward their higher education goals and remind them of their life’s potential. 

Tiger's Eye in a pile

Where to Buy Tiger’s Eye 

Tiger’s Eye is easily found at most crystal and gem stores with various forms. Pocket sized tumbled Tiger’s Eye is best for daily use as a tumbled stone will be resistant to breaking. Larger Tiger Eye specimens are best for at home stationary display usage on desks and altars. Tiger’s Eye jewelry is best used for physical body energy tonification as the crystal will be touching your body directly. Tiger’s Eye necklaces can help users speak honestly, and act as an “evil eye” ward for the Throat Chakra. Tiger Eye crystal wands can be used as energy pointers and grid activators. A massage wand can be used to bring further relief to the physical body and aid with muscle recovery. 


How to Cleanse Tiger’s Eye? 

Tiger’s Eye is best cleansed with smudging, sunshine, moonlight, and water. Palo Santo and White Sage make for fantastic smudging materials to cleanse Tiger’s Eye. 

It is unsafe to drink water elixirs that include Tiger’s Eye within the drink. Tiger’s Eye specimens may contain trace amounts of asbestos and is not safe to consume water that has come into contact with it. It is best to utilize the indirect energy method to create Tiger’s Eye water elixirs. Simply place a Tiger’s Eye specimen next to your water elixir and it will transfer its vibration to the drink. 

Additional Reading: 

Tiger’s Eye Gemological Information 

Tiger’s Eye Mineral Information 

Tiger’s Eye Metaphysical Information 


Devon Delatour

Devon Delatour is a student of Esoteric Occult Philosophy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbology, and Acupuncture. He specializes in dissecting the Occult symbology of the world we live in. His favorite hobby is to help people realize how much Occult information they already have installed in their subconscious mind. He is an avid Crystal collector, Tarot reader, and Hermetic Alchemy enthusiast.

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