Tiger eye beads, body jewelry and gemstone pendants at wholesale prices- Dream Factory Beads

Tiger Eye (aka Tiger's Eye) Beads

Tiger eye is a variety of chalcedony (quartz) and we have a complete selection of blue, red and brown tiger eye beads at wholesale prices directly from India and China. Beneficial for spleen, pancreas, digestive organs, colon. Emotional balancer. Enhances connection with personal power and will. Grounding, centering. Helps soften stubborness. Enhances clear perception and insight. Slightly masculine energy. Chakras: navel and solar plexus. Tiger's eye or crocidolite cat's eye is semi precious stone with a rich yellow and golden brown stripes. It is quartz that contains oriented fibres of crocidolite replaced by silica. It displays chatoyancy or a vertical luminescent band like that of a cat's eye. It acquires fine golden lustre when polished. Resembling the eye of a tiger, this semi precious stone thus received its name. It is the anniversary gemstone for the 9th year of marriage. Tiger eye is widely used in making jewelry and beads with its peculiarity showing out best. It is found in the regions of South Africa. The best stones come from Griqualand West. Our tiger eye body jewelry is made into spirals, tunnels and plugs.

As per the legend, Roman soldiers wore tiger's eye for protection in battle and was thought to be all seeing due to its appearance. It can be worn to strengthen convictions and acquire courage and confidence. Relieving high blood pressure, the gemstone is used for focusing the mind. This very warm stone is beneficial for the weak and sick. As these beads resemble the eyes of tigers, therefore, these beads have given this name. In these beads, there is bright radiant sheen with alternative bands of brown, yellow and black. When these beads are polished, a bright golden color luster is generated from these. The combination of rich black and yellow stripes is the principle attraction of these beads. These tiger's eye beads are used to adorn small carvings such as cameos, jewelries or ornaments and intaglios.

According to the view of many legends, wearing of tiger's eye beads are beneficial for spiritual well being and health. These beads also act as protector of human psychology, useful for the success in business and in achieving clarity. The principal countries from where these stone beads are obtained are South Africa, Australia, Nigeria etc. To keep the tiger's eye stones in good condition, these must be prevented from sharp blows and scratches. Frequently changing temperature may also make an adverse effect on these beads.

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