Cats Eye Meanings

Keywords Protection, Abundance, Clarity, Confidence

Chakras Crown, Third Eye, Sacral, Solar Plexus

Element Earth

Zodiac Signs Capricorn, Aries, Taurus, Sagittarius

Number 6

Cats Eye Crystal Healing Properties

The Cats Eye is a grounding stone which amplifies the energy of other crystals. It is a strength giving stone and is excellent for replenishing drained energy or regenerating the body after an illness. It transforms negative energy into positive thinking, clearing the aura and bringing self confidence, happiness, harmony and kindness. They enhance clear thinking, concentration and can be used to find sources of wealth and excellence.

Cats Eye History and Uses

The name Cats Eye refers to the the way the stone reflects light, called  chatoyancy it is due to inclusions of slender parallel mineral fibres. Many types of stones display this chatoyancy but it is only the Chrysoberyl named Cymophane which can be called Cats Eye. It ranges in colour from colourless to pink, yellow and green. These gemstones became popular in the 19th century when the Duke of Connaught gave one to his fiancee as an engagement gift. It has been traditionally used to protect the wearer from negativity, to attract wealth and as a fortifying stone. It was also believed to make its carrier invisible and worn as an amulet to guard against infidelity.

Cats Eye Geological Description

Natural Cats Eye or Cymophane is a Chrysoberyl with a hardness of 8.5. It is most usually found in Sri Lanka, Bavaria, Burma, Zimbabwe and India

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