The word tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese phrase “tura mali”, meaning “vibrant color stone”. It is also one of most multicolored mineral types known occurring in virtually every color of the spectrum. Tourmaline comes in a variety of colors, the most common being black. It also comes in pink to red, blues, yellows, browns, greens, oranges, and then a combination of two or more of these colors. This is referred to as the rainbow tourmaline. The energies within the crystals differ depending on the colors.

Some say that there are no two tourmalines with the exact same color, and for this reason it has been historically revered as a “magic” stone capable of protecting whoever wore it. Tourmalines, in general, are believed to be excellent tools for energizing and balancing the chakras, especially crystal wands made from tourmaline, for cleansing the aura and balancing the meridian system.


Tourmaline gemstone is known to aid in relieving stress, increase mental alertness, improve circulation and strengthen the immune system. It is a powerful agent for reducing toxin-related ailments.

It neutralizes negative forces and protects you from negativity of both people and electrical/magnetic fields. It sharpens your wits, raises your energy, improves your vitality and offers emotional stability.

Watermelon tourmaline promotes fast recovery from emotional problems. As it has a combination of red and green colors, it has all the properties of pink and green tourmaline.

Some believe tourmaline helps to clear, maintain, and stimulate each of the energy centers. It attracts inspiration. It will diminish people’s fears by bringing understanding and encourages self-confidence.