Tourmaline beads- beads for colorful creations
Tourmaline is an absolutely beautiful and versatile gem. Unique because of its breathtaking colors!
The name Tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese word Tura Mali say that loosely translated: "stone with mixed colors."
Dutch sailors have brought this stone from Sri Lanka. Other deposits of tourmaline are: Afghanistan, Brazil, USA, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Mozambique and Pakistan.
This stone is translucent or opaque (opaque) and unparalleled beauty.
The color palette of the Tourmaline is legion, actually, all colors of the rainbow covered and more ...
For example, there is the opaque black tourmaline, also called Schorl, which contains a very elegant beauty. A variant is the Tourmaline Quartz, a translucent rock crystal which "needles" of the black tourmaline are contained.
The Watermelon Tourmaline is a gem in itself. The name is obviously not given for nothing, for indeed, the edge of the stone, the color green, like the skin of a real watermelon and the core is reddish / red.
The Tourmaline in gradient colors are also pleasing to the eye. In particular, in the rough version this gives an attractive effect. So you see stones from blue to yellow color, or green to yellow. Unbelievable that can prevent these combinations of colors in one gem that is truly called unique!
The green tourmaline also called verde showed in technical jargon is very popular, but the most sought after tourmaline among connoisseurs has to be the bright blue or indigo dropped, this doorschijnenede stone is in the color of such a sheer beauty and radiance which was once used in a jewelery is a real eye catcher.
The special tourmaline his cup turks ', where the tip is red and the' moor cuppa where the tip is black.
Tourmaline in jewelry
Of tourmaline you can make any piece of jewelry, necklace, bracelet, earrings and even cute charm for example a bag or keychain .... Let your creativity flow and surprise yourself, neighbor, friend, or anyone else with something brilliant of a very high quality!
The hardness of Tourmaline
7-8 and shine a glass luster.
All tourmaline fit the constellations Pisces and Libra.
Selected color belongs red tourmaline (rubel left) in Aries and Scorpio, green tourmaline (verde left) in Libra and black tourmaline (Schorl) in Capricorn.
The gem tourmaline is known to stimulate its soothing and calming effect and helps the concentration memory.