Gold Tiger’s Eye is a perfect stone for protection from negativity and jealousy.
Merkaba refers to the shape of this stone and is actually a combination of 3 words meaning light, spirit, and body. This shape is also referred to as Metatron’s cube. Symbolizing “as above, so below” or the fusion between heaven and earth, the Merkaba is considered sacred geometry. The Merkaba is said to provide protection and can “transport” you to higher dimensions through meditation and focus.
Color: brown and gold with lighter bands of brown and gold
Chakra(s): solar plexus, navel, and root
About the stone: Gold tiger’s eye is a quartz (silicon dioxide) chatoyant pseudomorph of a yellow to brown variety.
Astrological sign(s): Leo
Mohs scale: 7
Spiritual uses: Gold tiger’s eye enlivens your ability to remember your dreams and use the dreamtime for spiritual advancement. Use the tiger’s eye stone for protection against negative forces.
Mental uses: Tiger’s eye aids with mental clarity. The yellow tones brighten and lighten your outlook on all that is positive. Open your mind to unlimited possibilities.
Emotional uses: Gold tiger’s eye helps you to release feelings of jealousy. Using this stone helps you to focus your attention on raising your self-confidence.
Physical uses: Gold tiger’s eye, like all tiger’s eye, helps improve your eyesight. This stone also aids in digestion and absorption of foods for ultimate nutrition. Gold tiger’s eye is good to keep away the evil eye and, therefore, is a good stone for protection against negativity.
Are you envious of someone else’s good fortune? Are others jealous of yours? Know that blessings are being received all around. Anyone can create the same blessings in their own life with true and pure intentions. Using the tiger’s eye gemstone, replace any feelings of envy with happiness for another’s good fortune. This energy will be returned to you. It is entirely up to you. Radiate good fortune for all.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo