Fair Trade handcrafted in India Tiger eye is a beautiful, golden-brown shiny stone which appears lifelike due to its chatoyancy, or silky luster. It is a crystallized quartz, made of silica, found mostly in Africa. This stone has been worn through the ages to avert the evil eye and help prevent eye diseases. Because of its ever-changing appearance when viewed from different angels, it helps the person using it to become "all seeing", able to view different ways of observing a situation. Skillfully crafted by silversmiths in India.