Is the thought of Christmas shopping stressing you out? Are you tired of wallowing in indecision about problems with kids, parents, in-laws, the dog? November’s stone of the month will come to your rescue. Tiger iron renews energy and gives you the support necessary to take action on all fronts.
Although its name may not be as intriguing as Australian Dragon’s blood jade, Tiger Iron makes up for that in beauty. It looks nothing like iron, rather it is steely silver, warm mahogany and chatoyant gold.
Quiz: Who remembers what chatoyant means? Hint: Check back to Tiger eye.
Relatively new to the gemstone market, Tiger Iron is a metamorphosed rock consisting of red jasper , tigereye and hematite . Billions of years ago deposits of these three parent stones were smashed together between shifting tectonic plates. The resulting stone has distinctive bands of these three, a perfect complement to many earth-toned fashions. Deposits are found primarily in South Africa.
Tiger Iron is said to be beneficial for those who are deeply exhausted and drained by taking on other people’s feelings and emotions. It is also valuable for those suffering from emotional or mental burnout or family stress.
Tiger Iron encourages and supports change, giving you the energy to take necessary action. It is also a creative and artistic stone believed to bring out hidden talents and to help with creative endeavors.
So with the holidays looming, Tiger Iron is just the thing to wear to combat stress and exhaustion. Join us to make something for yourself or as a gift at one of our Bead with Us soirees.