Pink Tourmaline in Quartz
A beautiful Brazilian specimen displaying fingerlike projections of Pink Tourmaline crystals running through the matrix of milky Quartz. This piece resembles the petals of a flower opening from the base to the apex. You can see in the images how the Tourmaline crystals concentrate in the base, and fan outwards to create the effect.
Pink Tourmaline Meanings
Keywords: Love, Emotional Healing
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Pink Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties:
Pink Tourmaline generates feelings of joy, happiness and relaxation. It helps us to find strength in vulnerability and feel joy in all of our learning experiences. As a powerful emotional balancer and cleanser, Pink Tourmaline is a great ally to help deal with stress. It is an excellent stone for sensitive & hyper active children who have trouble sleeping.
Pink Tourmaline History and Uses:
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Pink Tourmaline Geological Description:
Pink Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. Pink Tourmaline is found in California, Brazil, Africa, and Afghanistan.
Affirmation: My heart is healed and whole, and I radiate the energies of love