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Stone Beads - 10x14mm Oval - Cat's Eye (strand)

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Cat's Eye is a quartz stone that appears in a range of colors including white, gray, green, yellow and brown. The fibrous inclusions in the stone give it the flash that inspired its name. It is a form of Chrysoberyl, the third-hardest common natural gemstone, with a Mohs Hardness of 8.5. This cat's...
Size
10x14mm

Shape
Oval

Color
Grey

Product Type
Bead

Material
Stone

Stone Type
Cat's Eye

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Description

Cat's Eye is a quartz stone that appears in a range of colors including white, gray, green, yellow and brown. The fibrous inclusions in the stone give it the flash that inspired its name. It is a form of Chrysoberyl, the third-hardest common natural gemstone, with a Mohs Hardness of 8.5. This cat's eye is from Madagascar.

10mm x 14mm Approx. 14 on approx. 8 inch (20.32 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 10x14mm Oval - Cat's Eye (strand)


Found in many places around the world, including Canada, the USA, South Africa, Namibia, India, and Burma. Tigereye, Tiger Eye, or Tiger's Eye is a chatoyant gemstone - that distinctive "shimmery" effect - and is member of the quartz family.

Tigereye has a long history of use as a gemstone, adornment and good luck and protective charm.

It has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale.

Metaphysically - it is said to bring energy, vibrancy and vitality, enhances self-integrity and is grounding. Use it for insight, and to bring good luck and protection. Tigereye is a stone for the mind, and is excellent for spiritual advancement and to use in meditation.

Tiger eye is a "chatoyant" stone - which means that it has inclusions of fibrous crystals which give it a silky lustre. The inclusions run parallel in a specific direction, so the stone appears to shimmer slightly as you move it around.