Discover the Wonders of Tourmaline

Have you ever seen a piece of tourmaline jewelry and been utterly captivated by its stunning array of colors? From vibrant pinks and greens to rich blues and purples, tourmaline truly is a gemstone that never fails to dazzle. One reason for its beauty is that it often occurs in multiple colors within a single crystal - creating a truly unique and mesmerizing effect. In addition to its aesthetic appeal, tourmaline is also said to have various healing properties, such as promoting emotional and physical balance. Whether you're looking to add some bold, colorful pieces to your jewelry collection or are simply drawn to its mystical properties, tourmaline is definitely a gemstone to explore.

A gemstone for all, tourmaline is a versatile rock that comes in various colors, ranging from black to pink and even to green.   Tourmaline jewelry is always a welcomed gift for those born in October! 

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Why Give Tourmaline?

  • Tourmaline jewelry is believed to bring good luck and protection.
  • Tourmaline always dazzles, the worst gem snob cannot resist.
  • Tourmaline’s unique pink – makes it beloved around the world.
  • Celebrate October birthdays with the gift of October birthstone jewelry.

About Tourmaline

Can I wear my tourmaline jewelry everyday?

Yes.  With a rating between 7 and 7.5 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, tourmaline jewelry can be worn every day, but with caution. … Earrings and pendants are always safe options if you want to wear tourmaline jewelry every day.

How is tourmaline formed?

Tourmaline is produced in pegmatites. These are voids deep underground that are filled with a rich hot liquid that is rich in different minerals. When the liquids begin to cool, the minerals crystallize and form Tourmaline crystals.

How can you tell if tourmaline is real?

Observe your pink tourmaline under a bright artificial light. Genuine tourmalines change color under artificial light, displaying a brownish undertone. If your stone is billed as a pink tourmaline and does not display this undertone when exposed to artificial light, then you are likely looking at a fake gemstone.

What does tourmaline mean spiritually?

Tourmaline is thought to bring healing powers to a shaman or medicine man. It is what is called a “receptive stone,” which means it is soothing, calming, inward, and magnetic, promoting meditation, spirituality, wisdom, and mysticism.

Why give tourmaline jewelry?

  1.  It’s meaningful.  October birthstone jewelry marks the most exciting time in life – your birthday and that of those you love. 
  2. It goes with EVERYTHING. 
  3. It’s easy – no guessing – SHE WILL LOVE IT! 
  4. It comes beautifully packaged – no wrapping necessary.

The Rich History of Tourmaline

Tourmaline has been used in jewelry and other decorative pieces for centuries. It has been a popular choice for kings and queens, religious leaders, and even royalty worldwide.

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Dearest fellow Gem-Geek

I hope you enjoyed the stories about your gem. Thank you for taking a deep dork dive with me into the world of gems. Myth, mystery, legend, lore, and healing benefits are all wrapped up into these stunning little packages.

It is amazing to me that each piece of jewelry (metal and gemstone) has a very very old story (sometimes billions of years old) that started before you.

The History of your piece starts with your gemstones. Where are they found? How are they formed? How do they heal and protect us? I hope you enjoy this as much as I.

-Your Fellow Gem Nerd,

Erin Gallagher