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bull's eye stone


  • Group: Quartzite
  • Chemical composition: Silicon dioxide, SiO²
  • Crystal System: Rhombohedral
  • Hardness: 7
  • Deposits: South Africa, Australia, Myanmar, Brazil, China, the United States, India, Namibia
  • Colour: Brown, red.

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History of Bull’s Eye Stone

According to Indian beliefs, bull’s eye stone offers success in trade and also longevity. It can treat asthma, sore throats and inflammation. Indians wore bull’s eye pendants to better communicate with the parallel world. This stone also represents the last flicker of hope when things fall apart.

Today, bull’s eye stone is widely used in decoration. This stone is also prevalent in jewellery. Many jewels are made from this stone due to its abundance. Bull’s eye is mounted on all types of jewellery whether for rings, bracelets, necklaces, or earrings. It is not uncommon to find this stone on pendants, brooches, etc.

Origin and Composition of Bull’s Eye Stone

Bull’s eye stone was named so after its chatoyancy or ‘cat’s eye’ effect. It is very common to see this stone called ‘ox eye’ Bull’s eye is in fact tiger eye with predominantly brown and red. Its colour is due to the fact that it has been more heated than the tiger’s eye, which also explains its shards.

Due to its rather fibrous structure, bull’s eye stone is cold energetically. Bull’s eye belongs to the quartzite and microcrystalline quartz groups. Its hardness is 7 and its density is between 2.58 and 2.66.
The primary bull’s eye deposits are located in South Africa, Australia, Myanmar, Brazil, China, the United States, India, and Namibia.

Litho Therapeutic Properties of Bull’s Eye Stone

Bull’s Eye Stone Psychological Benefits

Psychologically, bull’s eye stone is used to develop inner courage and strength. Bull eye’s develops our survival instinct and offers courage in this regard. When worn, the brown of this stone anchors and boosts energy. It stabilises and allows us to remain grounded.

It is often said that bull’s eye stone is a mirror. It acts as a shield by reflecting negative energy to the sender, while making them aware of their intentions. To protect yourself effectively, carry black tourmaline with bull’s eye and the protective effects will be increased heightened.

Bull’s Eye Stone Physical Benefits

Physically, bull’s eye stone increases flexibility, particularly of the joints, as well as alleviating back problems. Bull’s eye brings physical strength, dynamism but equally, body warmth. This stone is highly recommended for sport due to its strengthening virtues.

Bull’s eye stone offers stamina and endurance, allowing you to go the extra mile. It also soothes and relaxes whilst maintaining your vitality. On the digestive level, bull’s eye protects from stress and thus prevents stomach issues. This stone can be worn at the solar plexus to regulate the circulatory system.

Bull’s Eye Stone Symbolism

  • Physically and psychologically, Bull’s eye stone is a protective shield.
  • Faith in one’s values, similarly to tiger’s eye.

Bull’s Eye Stone Traditions

  • Along with tiger’s eye stone, bull’s eye stone protects against vampires, witchcraft, snakes as well as other forms of evil.
  • Bull’s eye is to the mineral world, what garlic is to the vegetable world.