Discover the wonderful spectrum of Tourmalines

Discover the wonderful spectrum of Tourmalines

Tourmaline is a gemstone known for its remarkable variety of colours, making it one of the most diverse gemstone families in the world. Available in a spectrum of beautiful colours. Tourmalines are formed deep within the Earth's crust over millions of years, coloured tourmalines are a product of geological processes involving heat, pressure, and mineral-rich fluids. Their natural formation ensures that each gemstone is formed with its own unique character and beauty that cannot be replicated.


The variety of tourmalines is vast and wonderful, a few tourmalines examples which you might spot in our collection are;


  1. Rubellite Tourmaline: Rubellite is prized for its deep red to pinkish-red hues, resembling the rich colour of ruby. This variety of tourmaline is highly sought after for its intense saturation and clarity.
  2. Paraiba Tourmaline: Paraiba tourmaline is renowned for its vivid blue to green colours, often exhibiting neon-like brightness. Discovered in the late 1980s in the Brazilian state of Paraiba, this variety is prized for its rarity and stunning coloration.
  3. Indicolite Tourmaline: Indicolite is characterized by its captivating shades of blue, ranging from light sky blue to deep oceanic hues. This variety is cherished for its serene and tranquil coloration, reminiscent of clear waters.
  4. Verde lite Tourmaline: Verde lite, or green tourmaline, encompasses a spectrum of green shades, from pale mint to deep forest green. This variety is appreciated for its earthy tones and is often associated with growth, renewal, and vitality.
  5. Watermelon Tourmaline: Watermelon tourmaline is named for its distinctive colour zoning, which resembles the layers of a watermelon. Typically, this variety features a pink centre surrounded by a green outer layer, creating a visually striking effect.
  6. Schorl Tourmaline: Schorl is the most common variety of tourmaline and is typically black or opaque in appearance. While not as colourful as other varieties, schorl tourmaline is valued for its metaphysical properties and is often used in alternative healing practices.
  7. Bi-colour and Tri-colour Tourmaline: Tourmalines can also exhibit bi-colour or tri-colour zoning, where two or three distinct colours are present within a single crystal. These unique specimens are highly prized by collectors for their rarity and visual appeal.


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