Cats' Eye Tumble

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Cats' Eye Tumble

Cat's eye gemstone, also known as cymophane, is a type of chrysoberyl mineral renowned for its distinct optical phenomenon called chatoyancy. This phenomenon creates a narrow band of light across the surface of the stone that resembles the slit of a cat's eye. The origin of cat's eye gemstones can vary, but they are primarily found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, and Madagascar, among other locations.

In terms of appearance, cat's eye gemstones typically exhibit a translucent to opaque quality with a vitreous luster. They come in various colors, including yellow, green, brown, and gray, but the most prized specimens often feature a golden-yellow or greenish hue. The chatoyant band, which gives the stone its distinctive cat's eye effect, appears as a bright, moving line that runs parallel to the length of the stone's surface.

Cat's eye gemstones are commonly fashioned into cabochons to enhance the chatoyancy and maximize the visual impact of the stone. These cabochons are often set into jewelry pieces such as rings, earrings, and pendants, where they can be admired for their unique optical properties. In addition to their aesthetic appeal, cat's eye gemstones are also believed to possess metaphysical properties that promote intuition, protection, and good fortune, although these claims are not scientifically proven.

Chakra: Solar Plexus, Crown
Zodiac: Capricorn, Aries, Taurus
Vibration Number: 6
Mohs Scale: 7-8.5

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