This is a beautiful flashy unique rock from Australia. Tiger iron has layers of tiger eye sandwiched between layers of red jasper and hematite. The contrasting layers of yellow tiger eye with red jasper and dark, shiny hematite makes it a very attractive stone. It’s metaphysical attributes are that it stimulates the vitality and enhance the immune systems. It strengthens force of will and courage and can be utilized as a protective shield. This is a beautiful stone!