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.
MINERAL: CRYSTALLINE BORON SILICATE
HARDNESS: 7.0-7.5 MOHRS, DURABLE
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.
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.