Tourmaline is a crystaline boron silicate mineral compounded with various elements Tourmaline gets its name from the Singhalese phrase “tura mali,” which means, “stone mixed with vibrant colors.” It’s believed that no two tourmaline stones have the exact same color.
Historically revered as a “magic” stone that is capable of protecting whoever wore it. It has the uncommon and very special ability to generate an electric charge and emit negative ions and far infrared rays. These boost the immune system and promote detoxification. Tourmalines are reputedl to have strong healing energies and also encourage a calm centered state of mind.
Tourmaline comes from the United States, Africa, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Brazil.