Tourmaline is the alternate birthstone for October, along with the opal. The name Tourmaline is from the Sinhalese words‘turamali’, which means “unknown gemstones of mixed colors”.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the events in your life, the energies of Tourmaline will give you respite from the hustle and bustle.
The stone can even dissolve challenging energy and negative thought patterns, transmuting them into more beneficial energy and beliefs.
"Tourmaline helps to create a shield around a person or room to prevent negative or unwelcome energies from entering. It is also grounding and helpful to balancing all of the chakras. "
Tourmaline 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, and is used for grounding purposes, to stabilize, and reaffirm our Earth roots. It also creates a commitment towards the completion of one’s goals and is said to protect the wearer against dangers.
Please note: You will not get the same exact stone on the picture. Due to the natural characteristics of the stones, each item is unique than the rest.