Green Tourmaline Necklace
Treat yourself to this unique Green Tourmaline Necklace. This simple .925 sterling silver design features a rough, natural dark green Tourmaline gemstone. The delicate filigree bale displays a small, discrete white Topaz gemstone.
Green Tourmaline Meanings
Keywords: Healing, strength, vitality and wholeness
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Green Tourmaline Crystal Healing Properties:
Green Tourmaline is a powerful heart-activation stone that brings an invigorating energy of growth and expansion to the emotional body. It creates a resonance that benefits the heart chakra and thereby it is thought to also support the physical heart. Green Tourmaline is believed to help calm the nervous system & emotions.
Green Tourmaline 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.
Green Tourmaline Geological Description:
Green 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. Green Tourmaline is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Affirmation: I am physically whole and vibrantly alive. The strength of my heart fills and surrounds me and I am a positive force in the world.
Keywords: Enhancement of mind and communication
Chakras: Throat and third eye
Birthstone: August, November, December
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Virgo
Wedding Anniversary: 4th year – Blue Topaz, 23rd & 50th year – Imperial Topaz
Topaz Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge. It gently facilitates the communication of visions and knowledge to others. Blue Topaz stimulates our ability to learn and to think through complex concepts and ideas. It helps calm the mind for meditation and is soothing to the emotional body. Blue Topaz supports the general health of the neck and throat .
Topaz History and Uses:
There are a differing ideas about the origin of the name Topaz. Some believe it is named after the island of Topazios, now called Zabargad, in the Red Sea where Chrysolite was mined. The ancient Greeks named the island, which means “to seek”, possibly because it was difficult to find in the mists. Others believe the name Topaz comes from the ancient Indian Sanskrit word tapas meaning fire, referring to the golden colour of Imperial Topaz. Topaz comes in a range of colours including colourless (white) to yellow, orange, red-brown, light to dark-blue, pink to red, violet and light-green. Ancient Egyptians and Romans associated Golden or Imperial Topaz with the sun god because of it’s colour. Ancient Greeks believed it could increase men’s strength and virility. In ancient Indian tradition it was believed to activate the throat chakra, enhancing self expression. Nowadays Topaz can be irradiated and heat treated to enhance the colour of the stone.
Topaz Geological Description:
Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide crystal with a hardness of 8. Topaz is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Sri Lanka, Russia, Burma, Australia, Japan, Madagascar and Mexico.
Affirmation: I embrace my life with optimism and I welcome new opportunities to broaden my horizon.