Pink Tourmaline Meanings

Love, Emotional Healing

Chakra: Heart

Element: Water

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Birthstone: October

Wedding Anniversary: 5th year

Number: 7

Pink Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties

Pink Tourmaline is thought to generate feelings of joy, happiness and relaxation. It helps us to find strength in vulnerability and feel joy in all of our learning experiences. As a powerful emotional balancer and cleanser, it is a great ally to help deal with stress. It is an excellent stone for sensitive & hyper active children who have trouble sleeping.

History and Uses

Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.

Geological Description

Pink Tourmaline is a complex borosilicate with a hardness of 7 to 7.5. Its crystal pattern is hexagonal (trigonal) with prismatic crystals and striations running parallel to the main axis. This crystal is found in California, Brazil, Africa, and Afghanistan.

Affirmation

My heart is healed and whole, and I radiate the energies of love.