Black Tourmaline Specimen, M-744

$75.00 USD
Materials
  • Black Tourmaline
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Black Tourmaline Specimen, M-744

Weight: 585 grams or 1 lb 5 ounces
Measures: 127mm x 89mm x 38mm
Origin: India

Keywords: Protection, EMF Defense, Emotional Health, Sobriety, Purifying, Grounding, Strengthening

This particular black tourmaline has had its point polished, leaving the rest of the specimen in its natural state. Its base is mostly smooth and it stands up and displays beautifully.

**** This item ships PRIORITY MAIL within the US. ****


Though blacktourmaline has been known since Medieval times, it didn’t gain in popularity until the late 1800′s when mineralogist George Kunz sold a tourmaline to Tiffany and Co. Tourmaline has a pronounced ability to become electrically charged just by rubbing it or heating it. When rubbed or heated, one end of the tourmaline takes on a positive charge and the other end a negative, which lets it attract and repel bits of dust or paper or other tiny particles. Dutch Traders in the 1700′s made use of this ability by using tourmaline to pull the ash from their Meerschaum pipes. In more recent times, tourmaline is valued for its durability as high frequencies can be passed through them without ruining the stone, making it useful as electrical tuning circuits.

Black tourmaline in particular has been brought up time and again by sensitives and crystal healers as a number one protection stone, including protection from harmful low-energy EMFs. It is well-known that black tourmaline is both pyroelectric and piesoelctric, and has long been known to have attraction and repelling properties. This is not to say that black tourmaline is better than the other stones, just that it is more widely accepted as being more broadly protective (for example, it is said to protect a person from curses, negative energy from people, and low-energy radiation).

It is said that black tourmaline can help in lending strength for kicking substance abuse, and helps turn self-harming tendencies into more positive expressions of emotions. Some find that black tourmaline can be beneficial for easing extreme worry and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Black tourmaline is an excellent tool for grounding and strengthening.
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