Tourmaline

 

Tourmaline is the birthstone for October (along with opal) and represents a love of humanity and humanitarianism. It is gifted for 8 years of marriage and thought to be an excellent stone for healers and counsellors.  

 
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BIRTHSTONE: OCTOBER

ANNIVERSARY: 8TH

COLOURS: VARIOUS

MINERAL: CRYSTALLINE BORON SILICATE

HARDNESS: 7.0-7.5 MOHRS, DURABLE

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More ABOUT TOURMALINE…

Tourmalines display a greater range of colours than any other gemstone, they are fascinating stones. In fact, it comes in every colour of the spectrum. Each different coloured stone has a different name. Pink tourmaline is also known as ‘rubellite’ which is the Latin word for red.

We are able to source a huge range of various tourmalines to view at a moments notice.

 
 
 
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YOUR CARE GUIDE

Tourmalines are semi precious with a hardness of 7.0 to 7.5 on the Mohr’s scale, tourmaline is a durable, scratch-resistant stone which is suitable for any kind of jewellery, including rings. The best way to clean your tourmaline jewellery is with mild soapy water and a soft brush like a child’s toothbrush. The use of ultrasonic and steam cleaners is not recommended.


 

We generally hold a small selection of coloured gem stones in stock, but often arrange for our gemstone specialists to provide a more for you to look at. We will discuss any particular shapes, cuts, sizes, colours and budgets that you are after so we show you stones that are going to be right for you. Sometimes this is a staged process so don’t worry if you’re not sure at the moment.

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