Tiger's eye and Tibetan pendant. The Tibetan protection amulet is known as a "Mellos Mahakala." It is a Zodiac and Calendar talisman used for healing and protection. The front is covered with a dense array of symbolic images, consisting of the Ba Gua (eight Chinese trigrams of the seasons and directions) surrounded by tiny animals of the Chinese Zodiac, embraced by the fierce figure of Maha Kala (or Mahakala) - the cosmic figure of Great Time visualized as a monstrous man. The reverse side of the amulet has on it the Om Symbol. Om is the sacred sound of the universe. It vibrates peace and harmony amongst all living beings. As the most sacred sound, Om is the root of the universe and everything that exists and it continues to hold everything together.
- Gemstone color: Brown
- Stone: Tiger eye
- Necklace Length: 17 inches
- Clasp: Hook and eye
Tiger's eye is believed to bestow wealth, fortune and success. Tiger's Eye helps to rebalance the body on all levels. It encourages optimism. This is a powerful stone that aids harmony and balance, and helps you to release fear and anxiety. It stimulates taking action, and helps you to make decisions with discernment and understanding, and unclouded by your emotions. Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishing, and is known to give you courage, self confidence and strength of will. It enhances creativity.