Polished Blue Tiger's Eye Worry Stone - 2" Size

 
These are 2" polished, blue tiger's eye worry stones. The tiger's eye has been mined from the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

Blue tiger's eye is a variation of tiger's eye in which the internal fibers have iron staining which causes a blue coloration to the stone.

Tiger's eye is actually a variety of quartz which is chatoyant because of subparallel intergrowth of quartz crystals and altered amphibole fibres that have turned into limonite. It's primarily used to ornamental and lapidary purposes. Primary sources of Tiger's Eye are South Africa, Australia and China.

Worry stones are smooth, polished stones, usually in the shape of an oval with a thumb-sized indentation. They are often used by people for relaxation or anxiety relief purposes, the the same way as some people use a fidget spinner. Typically the worry stones are 1 1/2 to 2" across. They are may also be referred to as palm stones, thumb stone, fidget stones, etc.
FOR SALE
$7
20 Available
Quantity Discounts
3 to 9 Pieces
$6
10+ Pieces
$5
DETAILS
MINERAL TYPE
Tiger's Eye
LOCATION
South Africa
SIZE
2 x 1.6 x .35"
QUANTITY
1 Piece