|Hardness||7 - 7.5|
|Metaphysical||Known for promoting creativity, love and calming energy.|
One of the widest color ranges of any gem
First discovered in Brazil, 1500’s and can now be found in Brazil, California, Maine, Africa, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Madagascar.
Types of Tourmaline
Multi-colored: Watermelon, Parti-colored, Liddicoatite
Greens: Chrome and Verdelite
Blues: Paraiba and Indicolite
The first tourmalines discovered in Brazil during the 1500’s by conquistadors were green and thought to be emeralds.
Shakespeare was known to have a collection of tourmaline to help him overcome writers block.
Wash in warm soapy water. Use caution with steamer and ultrasonic.