Properties: Tiger's Eye is linked to clearing mental blocks and encouraging focus on current issues (procrastinators that's you! gang gang!) It can be used to anchor the body during meditation for grounding. It's also sometimes called chatoyancy, after the French word for cat.
Tidbit History: Tigers eye has been a popular semiprecious stone for THOUSANDS of years. Tombs in the ancient city of Ur in Mesopotamia (modern Iran) dating back to 2500 BCE have yielded gold set with agates, such as tiger's eye and carnelian!