Cat’s-Eye-ChrysoberylCat’s Eye is described as a polished gemstone into a cabochon showing narrow concentrated light bands going across the width of the stone. This effect is known as chatoyancy or cat’s eye. Fine, thin and parallel mineral fibers included in the gemstone reflect light in a one band. Of all the Chrysoberyl gemstones that exhibit cat’s eye, this one is the best known due to tits hardness reaching 8.5 Moh scale. Other colors exhibited are brown, green and yellow.
HistoryCat’s eye was just one of those gemstones until the 19th century when the Duke of Connaught presented the Cat’s eye with an engagement token. It aroused unprecedented popularity. Due to its fame, the value of the gemstones value was increased. An increased demand required more supplies so suppliers made intensified searches for it in Ceylon. Granitic rocks, pegmatites and mica schists seemed to be the favorite location of cat’s eye. Searching teams also discovered in metamorphic deposits of corundum and dolomitic marble; as well as from fluorine skarns, river sands and gravels. Brazil and Ceylon are major sources of Chrysoberyl. Other places are India, Ural Mountains, Russia, and Burma.
Astrological and other benefits
- Helps in the recovery of lost wealth or capacity to restart a closed business.
- Brings good fortune in gambling. This is a gem for risk takers and adventurers.
- Offers psychic protection or wards off the effects of evil eye.
- Relieves pain that is part of life’s tough lessons.
- Facilitates detachment from unhealthy materialistic or worldly attachments.
- Aids individual’s spiritual advancement, especially as a religious seeker.
- Restores physical body damaged by abuse.
- Breaks unhealthy habits, disease, depression etc.
- Helps in healing from cancer.
- Enhances mental anxiety and stress.
- Provides greater awareness and restore memory.
- Heals disinterest in food and anorexia.
- Provides release from a lot of unnamed fears and other complexes.
- Stimulates problem solving by showing greater in-depth understanding of the details involved.
- Provides relief from feminine issues and intestinal maladies.
How to wear Cat’s Eye
- Your cat’s eye must be set only in gold or steel or even platinum. Place on the left hand’s small finger at the stroke of midnight on a Thursday, with a waning moor.
- Have your stone weigh, the proper weight is more than three carats, but five carats or more is better.
- The person’s occupation determines cat’s eye color:
- Honey yellow stone for an intellectual, priest, scientist or teacher;
- Honey brown stone for an administrator, ruler or soldier;
- Honey green stone for businessman, farmer, or banker;
- Dark green store for a laborer, artisan, or servant.