Tourmaline is a very popular stone for jewelry makers. Revered for its variety of colors and hardiness, tourmaline has been used in jewelry making for centuries. All Tourmaline has the physical property of being pyroelectric, meaning that it can develop opposite charges at opposite ends of the crystal when heated or cooled, creating a kind of static-electricity effect. Tourmalines are well-known in metaphysical circles as wonderful crystals for healing and protection. They are excellent for balancing the hemispheres of the brain, clearing away blockages and transmitting negative energies. Tourmalines work well with all of the Chakras, and promote compassion, empathy, sympathy, and self-confidence.
WATERMELON TOURMALINE: Green and Pink Tourmaline form naturally together to create the stone that is known appropriately as "Watermelon" tourmaline. Watermelon Tourmaline is a bit more difficult to find than other colors which makes them special. Watermelon Tourmaline functions as a combination of male and female energies, both Yin and Yang together in one crystal. It can help to inspire both creativity and practicality.
PINK TOURMALINE: Pink Tourmaline, also called Rubellite, can remind you that you must love yourself, to be able to truly love another. Protective Pink Tourmaline is said to attract friendship and promote sympathy for others. Pink Tourmaline brings cognitive awareness and experience of Universal Love. It is a very positive crystal, and is supportive of those who work with it, bringing strength during any trials in one's life. It has balancing properties which help one to move away from extremes, and into more equitable emotional and intellectual perspectives. Pink Tourmaline opens and brings a higher vibration to the Heart Chakra. Sensitive types enjoy Pink Tourmaline for its loving way of enveloping one in unconditional love.
GREEN TOURMALINE: Like all Tourmalines, Green Tourmaline is a metaphysically protective stone which is said to balance and harmonize the Chakras. Physically, Green Tourmaline can help with ailments of the heart and immune system, and promotes general good health.
BLACK TOURMALINE: Black Tourmaline is a very popular stone in metaphysical circles, having many uses. Supportive Black Tourmaline is used for protecting one's energy field against negative vibrations, and also for drawing negative energies away from a person. It can have a calming effect when needed, grounding flighty or scattered energies into the earth. Those who suffer from negativity, frequent worrying, and/or OCD can work with Black Tourmaline to help heal these issues. Meditation with Black Tourmaline can enhance the integration of insights and visions into one's daily life.