How to Polish a Tiger's Eye

By Sarah Coennen

Tiger's eye is a semi-precious stone used to make many types of jewelry, including, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and brooches. This brown and gold stone is known for its beauty because the stone takes a high polish extremely well. Methods for polishing this type of stone varies depend on the materials surrounding the stone.

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Tiger's eye appeals due its beauty and high polish.

Step 1

Fill a cup with warm water and two drops of mild liquid soap. Combine the soap and water together with your fingertips.

Step 2

Dip the soft toothbrush into the soapy mixture. Gently scrub the oils off of the tiger's eye and surrounding materials.

Step 3

Rinse the soft toothbrush underneath a stream of warm water. Rub the brush along the stone to remove any soap residue off the stone. Allow the tiger's eye to air dry for 15 to 20 minutes.

Step 4

Polish the tiger's eye by using a soft polishing cloth and rubbing it in circular motions.