Chrysoberyl (Cat’s Eye) Stone

Chrysoberyl (Cat’s Eye) Stone

Chrysoberyl (Cat’s Eye) Stone


General properties of chrysoberyl (cat’s eye): protection, wealth, beauty, healing

Color: Cat’s eye is translucent and often greenish-yellow, gray-green, yellow or grayish yellow. Fibrous inclusions produce a cat’s eye.

Element: Earth

Planetary: Venus

Astrological: Pisces

Energy: Projective

Geology: Chrysoberyl is a hard stone rating 8.5 on Moh’s Scale of Hardness. It is found in Sri Lanka, China and Brazil.

Historical Uses: Traditionally cat’s eye has been used to repel the evil eye, evil spirits, conspiracy and deceit. It was used to guard against poverty and when worn also protected the health of the wearer.

Physical Uses: Gemstones are made from cat’s eye. Wear or carry with you to aid overall health. Also worn or carried it can promote beauty and youthfulness. Scott Cunningham suggests making a beauty tincture by filling a green bottle with spring water, placing a cat’s eye within and setting in the sun for 3-6 hours. When the tincture is ready, remove the stone and wear it. Wash your face with the water every day until the water is gone. Aids eye diseases.

Spiritual Uses: Chrysoberyl can assist you in attracting the energy of wealth and prosperity. Used to guard and increase wealth and prevent financial ruin.

Mental Uses: Wear a silver cat’s eye ring for mental health and to bring insight.

Emotional Uses: The stone dispels depression and promotes pleasure.

Magical Uses: Use cat’s eye in money spells. Place the stone in a green bag with a large denomination money bill. Place the bag over your bed as a subconscious reminder that you are attracting wealth and prosperity. Also try rubbing a large denomination bill with a cat’s eye stone. After rubbing the entire bill with the stone, wrap the bill around the stone and tie with a green thread. Carry it in your pocket until you feel the spell has worked.


Conway, D.J. Crystal Enchantments: A Complete Guide to Stones and Their Magical Properties

Cunningham, S. Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Crystal, Gem & Metal Magic

Juniper Wyndfyre RN, MSN, MA is a contributing writer for Ravenhawks Magazine on natural health topics. She is the founder of Juniper Healing Arts, a business specializing in energy healing, soul retrieval, soul-life coaching, intuitive readings and laughter yoga. Her passion is to help individuals discover and live the life of the true self and to remove the blocks and obstacles in the way. She enjoys laughing for no reason, dancing, hiking, reading, cooking and travel. Find her at or