The blue variant of tiger eye
What is falcon's eye?
Falcon's eye is the blue variant of tiger eye. The characteristic golden/yellow fibres of the tiger eye are blue in the case of falcon's eye and both have the characteristic 'cat's eye effect'. Falconry eye is mainly found in Africa where it is widely used as protection against voodoo practices.
What is the cat's eye effect?
The cat's eye effect occurs when light is reflected by a fibrous structure in a mineral. Other forms of inclusion can also contribute to this. This effect is very similar to the way the eyes of cats light up. That's why they call it the: 'cat's eye effect' or 'Chatoyance effect'.
What is the working of falcon's eye?
Falcon's eye has many similarities with tiger eye. However, the stone has the unique properties to protect against negative influences. In this way, the stone can help to prevent nightmares and provide protection against jealousy.