The piezoelectric property of Tourmaline can help polarize people’s emotions and energy with a magnetic-electric charge that appears when the stone is rubbed or heated. Tourmaline is for people who bear a broken heart, as it encourages love, gently disperses emotional pain and dissolves disruptive feelings. It calms the negative emotions that upset relationships. It is also considered as an aphrodisiac, helping people realize when it is safe to love and when it is time to overcome sorrow or traumatic memories.
Tourmaline introduces the presence of compassion and wisdom when dealing with others because it promotes flexibility of thought and open-mindedness. All colors of Tourmaline are powerful and every person seems to have a different reaction to it.
Pink tourmaline is highly valued by people that have difficulty dealing with fear and suffer from panic attacks or are in need of something to help them heal their inner chaos and dread. Pink tourmaline represents the love of humanity and humanitarianism. It is worn to promote sympathy towards others. It is an excellent stone for healers and counselors because it promotes better listening and understanding. It carries the virtue of unconditional love and friendship. In fact, pink tourmaline radiates the highest amount of love of all the different colored tourmalines.
Watermelon tourmaline (pink with a green outer edge) has been said to be a stone of reconciliation, a stone that fosters compassion and cool headedness, radiates the energy that attracts money, healing and friendship while stabilizing, grounding and reaffirming our Earth roots.
Blue tourmaline creates a commitment towards the completion of one’s goals and is said to protect the wearer against dangers.
Black tourmaline repels negative energy. It is suggested to carry this stone when you feel surrounded by negativity and is great for use in times of crisis or extreme stress. It will protect the wearer until they are strong enough in their own power by breaking through old patterns and fears and cultivating inner wisdom, courage, stability and patience.
Red tourmaline builds inner strength and wisdom because it unites the heart and body in love and passion. It also brings joy, openness, emotional stability, compassion and devotion.