Watermelon Tourmaline Meanings
Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Virgo
Watermelon Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties
Watermelon Tourmaline is a combination of Pink and Green Tourmaline that soothes the heart and counters anger or resentment. It aids in releasing stress, especially when used in meditation. This crystal is thought to calm the mind and soothe emotions. In additiona, it is often used for overriding hysterics or drama with a strong, heart-centered energy, which allows us to maintain a calm, balanced state of mind.
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. Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.
Watermelon 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 Brazil and Africa.
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