~ Nurturing heart chakra & emotions ~
Tourmaline is an aluminum borate silicate with a hardness of about 7. It is found on every continent and has the richest color variation of any gemstone, including, pink, green, red, blue, violet and black.
Mystic Lore: Intuitive sources say that Tourmaline strengthens the heart and soothes the emotions. It is believed to be a stone which can help one to overcome sorrow or traumatic memories, and it is also said to emanate the energies of love, joy and inner harmony.