How to Buy a Tourmaline?

Answer Tourmalines are the most colorful gemstones found in nature. A member of the quartz family, these stones are a versatile and beautiful stone for jewelry. According to the Gemological Society, the t... Read More »

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Is watermelon tourmaline a true form of tourmaline?

Tourmaline gemstones form in igneous and metamorphic rock and are found all over North and South America in pink (rubellite), green, blue, orange, purple and many other shades. The rare "watermelon... Read More »

How to Pick Tourmaline?

Tourmaline is a semi-precious stone that is available in nearly every color of the rainbow and can be found all over the world, making it a popular choice for jewelry designs. Often combined with d... Read More »

Tourmaline Hot Tools?

A Tourmaline hot tool is a hairstyling device that uses the mineral tourmaline to help ionize the hair, as it is a source of negative ions. The mineral shows permanent electricity and is a source f... Read More »

What is in tourmaline crystals?

Tourmaline is a silicate-based crystal substance. The crystal usually contains aluminum, vanadium, iron and sodium. Tourmaline exists in "alkali" "calcic" and "x-site" varieties, each of which have... Read More »