Tiger’s eye comes from the African continent and is also known by the names “African Cat’s Eye” and “Crocidolite Cat’s Eye.” Many of the indigenous beliefs about the power of the stone have been adopted by people in the industrialized world and the stone is considered one of the most powerful of the protective stones.
Users wear the Tiger’s Eye in the belief that it will protect them from black magic and curses. It is thought to dispel negative energy and repel negative persons. It is the positive benefits assigned to the Tiger’s Eye that has given it a high place in the world of Feng Shui. The stone is thought to increase positive attitude and determination while helping to clear one’s thoughts. People who are seeking academic or career success will appreciate the stone.
It is also used for people with depression or ambivalence as it is thought to help clear and focus the mind. Different colors of the stones have different powers assigned to them: