Varying shades of Pink Tourmaline twinkle & sparkle on this delicately feminine Sterling Silver necklace and earrings. Pink is one of the more rare colors of Tourmaline.
Tourmaline is October's birthstone and the stone for 8th wedding anniversaries.
- Stone: faceted puff-coin Pink Tourmaline, 4mm
- Chain: Sterling Silver
- Length of necklace: adjustable 16" - 19"
- Length of Tourmaline and beads on chain: about 1.75"
- Ear wire material: Sterling Silver
- Length of earrings: about 1.25"
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About The Stone
Tourmaline comes in virtually all colors! In fact, many colors of Tourmaline are known by their own names... red colors are called Rubellite, blue colors are Indicolite, green is Verdite, browns are Dravite, rare vivid greens are Paraiba, common black is Schorl and the rare colorless Tourmalines are known as Achroite.
Indeed, different colors of Tourmaline are often confused with different gemstones. A few of these gemstones are Iolite, Topaz, Citrine, Amethyst, Spinel, Ruby, Emerald, Smoky Quartz, Aquamarine and Tsavorite Garnet.
Tourmaline is used for more than decoration. Because of its piezoelectric properties, Tourmaline has been used in pressure devices, sonar systems and in instruments that detect pressure.
Tourmaline encourages love, compassion and wisdom. Tourmaline is also thought to inspire creativity. It's believed that William Shakespeare had a small collection of Tourmaline to overcome writer's block!