Red Tiger’s Eye is a stone of protection and a stone of grounded balance. Like Tigers Eye, it’s a powerful gemstone.
Words associated with Red Tigers Eye are Self Confidence and Self Worth. Other names it is known for include Ox Eye, Dragon’s Eye, Red Tiger Stone, Cat’s Eye Quartz and Bull’s Eye.
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- History Of The Red Tigers Eye
- What is Red Tigers Eye?
- What Is The Meaning Of Red Tigers Eye?
- What Are The Benefits And Healing Properties Of Red Tigers Eye?
- How To Use Red Tigers Eye
- How To Cleanse And Care For Red Tigers Eye
- Is Red Tigers Eye Rare?
- What Chakra Is Red Tigers Eye Best For?
- Where Should I Place My Red Tigers Eye?
History Of The Red Tigers Eye
The ancient Egyptians used Tiger’s Eye to transmit the power of the Sun God Ra, to create material success. Roman soldiers wore Tiger’s Eye when they went into battle because it was believed to bring strength and protection. It is also said that the Tiger’s Eye would ward off the evil eye.
In places such as Africa where belief in the dark arts and curses is widespread, Tigers Eye is used to ward off what’s known as black magic. This is the mixture of evil spirits, evil-doing, negative influences, and general negative thoughts.
Red Tiger Eye can enhance confidence and self-esteem. It helps provide motivation and can assist with staying relaxed and centred when surrounded by chaotic mayhem. Red Tiger’s Eye Stones can also awaken latent talents and is a superb balancing stone.
Red Tigers Eye’s element is fire and it’s associated with the Root or First Chakra. It is associated with Capricorns and is an acceptable gift for the 9th wedding anniversary.
To dream of the Tiger’s Eye symbolises a need for one to keep alert, and that someone has raised a veil of illusion to keep a truth hidden.
Red Tiger’s Eye is found in Australia, Brazil, Canada, India, Namibia, the United States and South Africa.
What is Red Tigers Eye?
The stone’s colour can be described as rust to brick red, it is usually patterned with striations. It is made up of Silicon Dioxide. Tigers’ Eyes have a distinctive golden yellow colour while Red Tigers Eyes are more of a brick red.
The red markings running through it are the result of the oxidization of iron within the crystal.
It is a member of the quartz group and has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, making it a resilient, robust stone. Its chemical composition is SiO2.
What Is The Meaning Of Red Tigers Eye?
Red Tiger’s Eye is a stone of passion, stimulation and power. Its properties are closely connected to the human sex drive, and it is often used to either increase libido or help a person deal with sexual frustrations and issues.
Red Tigers Eye is a variety of Tiger’s Eye and it shares many of the qualities of the more commonly found brown and gold variety of this beautiful gemstone, such as the much-desired protection and grounding properties.
Tiger’s Eye generally is said to combine the Earth’s energies with the Sun’s vibrational frequencies, and there is thus an element of duality to its nature.
What Are The Benefits And Healing Properties Of Red Tigers Eye?
Many individuals of the Zodiac sign Capricorn, regardless of age or sex, benefit from the Tiger Eye crystal. It often helps to lessen or use in the healing process of several diseases including rheumatism, heart disease, psoriasis, and asthma.
Red Tigers Eye’s magical properties include:
- Protects against and grounds negative energies
- Enhances willpower, positivity and confidence
- Clears the mind and assists in problem-solving
- Attracts prosperity and good luck
- Increases physical vitality and stamina
- Speeds up metabolism and increases low sex drive
- Stimulates motivation and survival drive
- Assists in treating the eyes.
How To Use Red Tigers Eye
You can meditate or practise self-care by placing Red Tigers Eye over the stomach (solar plexus chakra) and allow it to help with needs and desires. This stone galvanises you into action, and provide super sharp focus, drive, determination and strength to get things done.
It’s the perfect gemstone to carry when tasked with long projects and will assist in keeping the mind focused on the task at hand and prevent easy distractions.
How To Cleanse And Care For Red Tigers Eye
Like many gemstones, cleanse your Red Tigers Eye by placing it in mildly salty water and leaving it overnight to charge its energy batteries. Remove the stone the following day and rinse in cool, fresh water. Then place your Red Tigers Eye in the sun for 2-3 hours. Repeat this process every 2-3 months or so.
One may also cleanse your stone by placing it on a window sill during a full moon when moonlight is at its strongest, which will cleanse and recharge it overnight, bathing in nature’s magical glow.
Who Should And Should Not Wear Red Tigers Eye?
Almost everyone can wear Tiger’s Eye crystal. Issues will only arise if you fall under a zodiac sign with a planet that clashes with those which rule this gemstone, the Sun and Mars.
Is Red Tigers Eye Rare?
Yes, it is. Red Tiger Eye is Tiger Eye with red shades and hues. This mineral can form naturally due to natural oxidation, but this is very rare. Most Red Tiger Eye on the market has been heat-treated to impart a reddish appearance. It shares the same energies and properties of normal Tiger Eye.
What Chakra Is Red Tigers Eye Best For?
Red Tigers Eye is great to work with balancing your lower chakras. The red colour in the stone has a vibrational resonance linked to the Root or 1st chakra. As this is the chakra related to grounding one, survival, and security, the Red Tigers Eye can be used to make one feel more secure in life and about themselves.
The orange hues in this stone will resonate with the Sacral or 2nd chakra, which is related to sexuality, intimacy, and emotions. Using the stone to heal your sacral chakra can have fantastically positive effects on sexual relationships, bringing about a deeper sense of intimacy and feelings on a far more meaningful and emotional level.
The Red Tigers Eye is also great for working with the solar plexus or 3rd chakra as the yellow tones in the stripes of the Red Tigers Eye resonate strongly with the vibrations of this yellow chakra.
Where Should I Place My Red Tigers Eye?
This is a perfect stone to place in crystal grids due to it large shape in tumbled pieces. People often forget that Tiger Eye is from the Quartz family and is naturally very strong. Placing this stone on a grid will aid in enhancing the power of smaller stones, as well as transferring energy across the grid.
Red Tigers Eye helps one to reconnect with the important aspects of our physical life on this Earth and clearly see where we waste our time and energies on issues that have limited benefit for ourselves and others.
This crystal is also a strong motivational stone and can be used to bring a sense of orderliness and calm to your life, even if you feel that you are juggling too many tasks or ideas.