Tourmalines celebrated!!”Attracting inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity, Tourmalines, promote self confidence and diminishes fear. Scientifically, tourmaline is not a single mineral, but a group of minerals related in their physical and chemical properties.
Tourmaline is the most colorful of all gemstones. It occurs in all colors, but pink, red, green, blue and multicolored are its most well-known gem colors.
Can tourmaline be treated?
Yes, it can be treated. Heat treatment is a quite common practice used to alter the color of gemstones or increase their clarity. The color can be lightened or darkened by this process.
Warm, soapy water is the best method for cleaning tourmaline. The use of ultrasonic and steam cleaners is not recommended.