Red Tigers Eye is a pseudomorphic crystal where silica (silicon dioxide) has replaced crocidolite (a form of fibrous asbestos) and thus is a member of the Quartz group. It exhibits the property of chatoyancy, the reflection of light within the fibrous matrix. The colour range of Red Tigers Eye is red to red/brown. There are other colours of Tigers Eye such as Gold Tigers Eye and Blue Tigers Eye.
Red Tigers Eye is a form of golden Tigers Eye that has be exposed to heat changing the colour range and thus has a stronger resonance to the base chakra, its energy supporting one so that one’s feels safe and secure in one’s physical vehicle and increases one’s vitality.
All the varieties of Tigers Eye help one to understand duality and the polarities within one’s being, such as the light, positive and dark, negative emotional states of awareness, and helps to bring a these energies into balance.