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TIGER EYE

#TIG-001. ID: Tigereye. Location: S.W. Africa. Description: Another winner . . . cut from the same rock as #177. Free form shape. Size: 2.25x.75". Lapidary: Gerry Galarneau. Price: $55.

 

#TIG-002. ID: Tigereye. Location: S.W. Africa. Description: Superb specimen of this hard to find material. A lovely cooperation between blue and gold. Uncommon chatoyancy. Size: 1x2". Lapidary: Gerry Galerneau. Price: $75.

#TIG-003. ID: Tigereye. Location: S.W. Africa. Description: Handsome teardrop of blue and gold. Highly chatoyant. Size: 1x2". Lapidary: Douglas McVicar. Price: $45.

 

 

 

#TIG-004. ID: Tigereye. Location: S.W. Africa. Description: Agatized asbestos (crocidolite). Mostly blue with flashes of yellow. Very chatoyant. Size: 1x1.75". Price: $35.

 

METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES

TIGER'S EYE & TIGER IRON

Silica at times replaces organic and non-organic material... petrified wood and dinosaur bone being examples of the former... Tiger's Eye and Tiger Iron examples of the latter. Tiger's Eye is a silica replacement of blue and gold fibers of asbestos. In the hands of a skilled lapidary this material can be turned to a gem of outstanding beauty. The material accepts a high polish be turned to a gem of outstanding beauty. The material accepts a high polish and retains a band of chatoyant light. Blue and gold fibers intermixed are particularly handsome. Tiger iron is somewhat similar. In this instance golden asbestos is silicified and intermixed with red jasper and gray hematite.


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CABOCHONS

AGATE - DRYHEAD     AGATE - MEXICO      AGATE-MONTANA      COPPER FRIENDLY     JASPER - BRUNEAU 

JASPER - MOHAVE    JASPER - MISC.    MALACHITE    PETRIFIED WOOD  & STUFF    TIGER EYE    TURQUOISE

AMAZING ETC. - 1    AMAZING ETC. -2

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