The dynamite collection of Tourmaline in its rough and mineral shape is here! This collection will allow our consumers to check on what kinds of Tourmaline raw materials we have. For a gemstone collector that would prefer to cut a gemstone by himself can get this kind of product and turn it into magnificent pieces of Tourmalines.
Tourmaline is the stone classified to as the birthstone for the month of October as ordered by the American National Association of Jewelers in 1912. Tourmaline is traditionally presented as an 8th wedding anniversary.
The name Tourmaline was taken from the Sinhalese name tumali which means the stone of mixed colors. Tourmaline can be a repellent to scratch as it owns a Mohs scale of 7 to 7.5 in millimeters. Tourmaline comes with an array of pleasantly exciting colors and we are going to lists all of its colors:
- Bluish Black
- Dark Brown
- Medium Brown
- Neon Blue
- Dark Forest Green
- Reddish Purple
It is also natural for a Tourmaline to make an appearance with a color of two or more. Bi-colored and multicolored Tourmaline may be green at one end and pink at the other side. On the other hand, there are Tourmalines that are dichroic, this specific Tourmaline can change color when viewed in a different angle. Blue Indicolite, Green Verdelite and the Pink Rubellite are considered to be the costly.
The Cat’s Eye is another variation of Tourmaline and it is the kind of Tourmaline that produces a “cat’s eye” effect the same look that can be seen in cabochon cut Tiger’s Eye. Chrome Tourmaline is toned by the chromium resulting in a resplendent green stone that can be confused with the beauty of an Emerald.
Tourmaline are truly one of the prodigious kinds of gemstone because regardless of the variation it can display the infectious beauty that no one can deny. Grab a chunk of Tourmaline raw materials and create the masterpiece of your own preferences and desires.