Rainbow Tourmaline Mala
A simply epic mala designed for the gemstone and crystal collector. A rare and special treat featuring rainbows of high grade 6mm tourmaline. There is a 14mm gem tourmaline bead representing the guru bead. This mala has been lovingly hand knotted on nylon cord and finished with The Mala The Mission's signature three bead tassel. All gemstone on this mala is genuine and natural. This mala has been lovingly hand knotted on nylon cord and will last you a lifetime.
Tourmaline mineral rock is an aluminum borosilicate mixed with a variety of different metals like iron or magnesium. Tourmaline color is determined by the type of metal and how much metal they contain. Tourmaline gemstones can be many different colors, including black, blue, brown, green, pink, red, violet and yellow. There is even a Watermelon tourmaline that is pink in the center and green around the edge. Paraiba tourmaline is a bright blue-green because it contains copper. Tourmaline color can even vary within the same tourmaline mineral rock if there is more metal toward one end.
The origin of this gemstone's name reflects its colorful nature. The root of the name is Sinhalese. It is either toramalli or turmali which means "a mixed color precious stone" or turamali meaning "something small from the Earth."
Tourmaline mineral rock can be electrically charged. When tourmaline rock is rubbed vigorously or heated, the stone develops a positive end and negative end. Dust and small pieces of paper are drawn to it. Back in the 1700's, Dutch traders used charged tourmaline to clean ash from their Meerschaum pipes. They called the mineral rock "aschentrekker" which means ash puller.
Tourmaline rock deposits are found in various places all over the world but tourmaline mining got its start in the United States. Tourmaline mines in California and Maine supplied the tourmaline mineral rock during the surge in popularity in the late 1800's. Tiffany gemologist George Kunz began calling tourmaline the American gem.
Tourmaline meaning varies slightly, depending on its color. However, the root of tourmaline meaning for all tourmaline colors is energy. Tourmaline imparts powerful healing energy and powerful protection energy.
Green tourmaline meaning is based on its ability to provide healing energy for the heart and center of the body. It is also called Verdelite. The green tourmaline color represents life energy, living, thriving and growing. Green tourmaline is the yang to the yin of pink tourmaline. Green tourmaline meaning supports masculine virility, courage, stamina and strength. The vibrations from green tourmaline connect with the Earth to make the heart more receptive to love.
Pink tourmaline meaning is based in its feminine nature. Pink tourmaline meaning is all about the heart, love and compassion. Pink tourmaline imparts a gentle demeanor, particularly during times of change and growth while taking strides toward enlightenment.
Blue tourmaline meaning is based in peace and tranquility. Blue tourmaline meaning is connected to calm, clear, honest communication. It is also called Indicolite. Blue tourmaline imparts the courage to communicate from the heart. The ability to live in harmony with others and with the environment is increased by blue tourmaline powers. Improved tolerance for the differences of others, enhanced love of the truth and an increased sense of responsibility are all blue tourmaline benefits.
Red tourmaline meaning is based in perfection of the heart and higher love. Red tourmaline meaning is about life-force energies, imparting vitality and a zest for life. It is also called Rubellite. Red tourmaline revitalizes romantic relationships, bringing joy and passion to the relationship along with a renewed sense of commitment.
Tourmaline spiritual healing properties are energy-based. Tourmaline clears negative energy or transforms it into good energy that is then used to strengthen the body and spirit. Healing properties of tourmaline vary, depending on the tourmaline color. The tourmaline powers in each tourmaline color are tied to the tourmaline meaning for that color. Tourmaline wands are especially useful for spiritual healing.
Green tourmaline clears negative energy while opening nerve pathways to rejuvenate the physical body and balance the ethereal body. Trace the meridian lines on the body with a green tourmaline wand for spiritual healing in keeping with green tourmaline meaning.
Black tourmaline grounds spiritual energy for increased radiance and light during dark times. It strengthens spiritual consciousness, making life among non-believers easier. Place a black tourmaline wand at the feet or knees with the pointed end pointing toward the toes. This will encourage negative energy to leave the body, in keeping with black tourmaline meaning.
Pink tourmaline imparts spiritual healing through compassion and love from the high-heart center, in keeping with pink tourmaline meaning. Pink tourmaline increases receptiveness to spiritual wisdom and healing energy, resulting in a gentler, more compassionate nature. Wear a pink tourmaline pendant to enjoy the spiritual healing properties of pink tourmaline throughout the day.
Blue tourmaline paves the way for spiritual healing by channeling the healing energies of the spiritual realm. Blue tourmaline facilitates communication between the physical and ethereal body, in keeping with blue tourmaline meaning. Wear a blue tourmaline necklace that places the blue tourmaline gemstone at the base of the throat for a balanced connection throughout the day.
Red tourmaline enhances spiritual healing by opening the heart to others and receiving an abundance in return, leaving one with a sense of fulfillment and peace. Wear a red tourmaline pendant for spiritual healing in keeping with red tourmaline meaning.
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