Multi-colored Tourmaline Gemstones in oval shaped beads. It is a beautiful bead in hues of pink, green, grays, and black. It has a fibrous structure and a golden/silvery sheen. These have been nicely polished to a smooth mirror finish. The array of colors makes working with tourmaline beads ideal for creating distinctive jewelry. From shiny black to intense violet the beads change colors in the light, these gorgeous tourmaline beads are a great choice for any jewelry project.
Tourmaline is recognized for having the widest color range of any gem and for lightly or deeply saturated hues of pink, red, yellow, brown, green, greenish blue, blue, violet, black, and multicolored. Known since antiquity in the Mediterranean region - Tourmaline was named in 1703 by Dutch traders who gave the gemstone a Sinhalese name, `Turamali` , thought to mean `stone with mixed colors`. Tourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminum, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, potassium which produce a beautiful and vast color palete. Tourmaline is mined all over the world. tourmaline is an opaque stone with a fibrous structure and a golden/silvery sheen. Used by metaphysical healers to drain negative energies.
- Sold on 16" strands
- Size: 6 x 8mm