Tiger Eye: This popular gold and brown gemstone is named for the iridescent flicker of its colored bands, which bring to mind the yellow eyes of the tiger. It is found in South Africa, Australia, India & the USA. Tiger Eye is a quartz mineral with a hardness of 7.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say Tiger Eye is a stone for increasing one's physical energy, stamina, mental clarity, will power, strength and decisiveness. It is said to activate the third chakra, and to increase one's personal power & ability to manifest one's desires.