THE GEMSTONE TOURMALINE
Tourmaline is the most colorful of all gemstones. It occurs in all colors including red, green, blue and multicolored are its most well-known gem colors. Scientifically, tourmaline is not a single mineral, but a group of minerals related in their physical and chemical properties. Today this stone is still revered as a premier talisman of protection, a psychic shield deflecting and dispelling negative energies, entities, or destructive forces. Black Tourmaline is also a powerful grounding stone, electrical in nature, providing a connection between Earth and the human spirit.