Occurring in many color varieties, tourmaline helps to balance both sides of the brain. It brings clearing and balance to the chakras. Tourmaline helps to provide insight and an awakening from illusion. Promoting understanding and self confidence, it helps the wearer to release "victim consciousness" and to open to spirit.

Tourmaline is classified as a complex mineral group — there are many varieties with a wide range of constituents, typically including Calcium, Potassium, Sodium, Aluminum, Iron, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Chromium, Vanadium, Boron, Silicon, Oxygen, Hydrogen, and Fluorine. Tourmaline occurs in many rock systems, including granites, marbles, sandstone, and various kinds of schist, in many different forms. These include black, green, pink, purple, brown or red and green varieties, the crystals of which are pleochroic, and have a vitreous to resinous luster. The finer examples of Elbaite and Uvite are used as gemstones, whereas schorl is seen commonly as the black specks in granite; there are also many other kinds of tourmaline, most of which are prized by collectors.

Chemical Composition:
Complex Mineral Group
7 - 7.5
Specific Gravity:
3.0 - 3.25
Brittle and uneven; conchoidal
Crystal Structure:
Very variable, from granular form in granite, to parallel and elongated crystals.
Vitreous to Resinous
Worldwide in association with granite, marble, sandstone and schist
Love, friendship, money, business, health, peace, energy, courage, astral projection
Black Tourmaline (Schorl)
Folk Name: schorl
Energy: receptive
Planet: Saturn
Element: earth
Magical Property:
  • Use for grounding and in spells related to earth elements.
  • Absorbs negative energy.
  • Blue Tourmaline (Indicolite)
    Folk Name: Indicolite
    Energy: receptive
    Planet: Venus
    Element: Water
    Magical Property:
  • Wear this stone to destress.
  • Place under pillow to prevent nightmares and to ensure peaceful sleep.
  • Brown Tourmaline(Dravide)
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline is an excellent grounding stone, clearing and opening the earth chakra and the grounding cord holding the physical body in incarnation. It clears the aura, aligns the etheric body and protects it.
    Colorless Tourmaline(Achroite)
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline synthesizes all other colors and opens the crown chakra. In healing, it aligns the meridians of the physical and etheric bodies.
    Green Tourmaline (Verdelite)
    Energy: receptive
    Planet: Venus
    Element: earth
    Magical Property:
  • Use to draw money and success in business.
  • Wear to stimulate creativity.
  • Multi-Colored Gem Tourmaline(Elbaite)
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline contains all colors and as a result, it brings the mind, body, spirit, and soul into wholeness. It is an excellent stone for imagery and promoting dreams, inspiring creativity and enhanced imagination. This stone provides a gateway into the inner self and the higher spiritual realms.
    Pink Tourmaline
    Energy: receptive
    Planet: Venus
    Element: water
    Magical Property:
  • draws love and friendship
  • worn to promote sympathy towards others
  • Purple-Violet Tourmaline
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline stimulates healing of the heart and produces loving consciousness. It connects to the base and heart chakras, increasing devotion and loving aspiration. This stone stimulates creativity and intuition. It unblocks the third eye chakra, stimulates the pineal gland, and strips away illusions. This is a useful stone for past-life healing, taking you to the heart of the problem and then dispersing it.
    Red Tourmaline(Rubellite)
    Folk Name: Rubellite
    Energy: projective
    Planet: Mars
    Element: Fire
    Magical Property:
  • Wear to lend energy to the body.
  • Use in protection rituals.
  • Wear to promote courage and strengthen the will.
  • Tourmaline with Lepidolite
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline is excellent for giving up addictions of all kinds, for understanding the reasons behind addiction, and for accepting that denial has been present. It then helps you to live life without the spurious support of the addictive substance and behavior, replacing it with the love and protection of universal energies and powerful self-healing potential.
    Tourmaline with Mica
    Magical Property:
    This form of Tourmaline returns ill-wishing to its source so the perpetrator learns from it. This combination is particularly efficient at nullifying electromagnetic smog.
    Tourmalated Quartz
    Energy: receptive
    Planet: Pluto
    Magical Property:
  • Place under pillow to promote astral projection.
  • Gaze into stone to also promote astral projection.
  • Watermelon Tourmaline (Pink Enfolded in Green)
    Energies: projective, receptive
    Planets: Mars, Venus
    Elements: fire, water
    Magical Property:
  • Wear to balance the projective and receptive energies in the body.
  • Use this stone to attract love.
  • Yellow Tourmaline
    Magical Property:
    The form of Tourmaline stimulates the solar plexus and enhances personal power. It opens up the spiritual pathway and benefits intellectual pursuits and business affairs.