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Thursday, March 20, 2014


Black Tourmaline (Schorl) Gemstone

Black Tourmaline aka Schorl is an essential stone for everyone to have. It is a very powerful stone with pyroelectric effect. It was even associated with the philosophers philosophers stone and thought to facilitate enlightenment. It is also called the guard stone because it guards the energy bodies. We are all light beings, everything in this universe is composed of light or energy. Ancient alchemist knew about this that’s why they used black tourmaline to balance the polarity of positivity and negativity via transmutation or neutralization. Believe or not, turns out that Benjamin Franklin worked with tourmaline stone in his grand experiments and inventions.  So these stones are no secret, but ancient.

Black tourmaline resonates with the root chakra, and the earth star chakra, which governs our connection to the earth. The earth star chakra is about six inches under our feet. When we are horizontal, lay stones about six inches below the feet, but when vertical, you can place the stone between your feet. When we feel deeply affected by global changes, societal injustice, environment causes, or just the opposite (feel nothing toward those concerns), we need to look at our Earth Star chakra, and black tourmaline is a beautiful helper in this realm. Black Tourmaline is used as a grounding stone, put at the earth star, it helps us to connect to Mother Earth energy and draw up her energy by rooting us into her loving body. It helps transmute and purify negative energy. Perfect for empaths, intuitives and psychics, and those engaged in healing work. It also helps to counter stress, addictive behavior and anxiety, so it is great for workplace. It's also good to keep black tourmaline (in matrix, above) next to my computer to absorb the EMF floating out of the computer, bombarding one's person.

Keywords: Grounding, Balancing, Protective, Purifying, and Well being

Ancient magicians were intelligent enough to not partake in any ritual without black tourmaline in proximity. While connecting with the spiritual realms, there is always the possibility of contact and opening your energy field to anyone or anything whether positive or negative. Therefore, black tourmaline was used by the ancients as psychic shields and for protection from all adverse entities.  These are stones that people carried when facing imminent danger, stress, travelling or hostile unknown environments.  Black tourmaline essentially consumes and absorbs all negative energy, so it is the best form of protection against electronic radiation and negative spells. It guards the auric energy fields against any low vibration by creating a strong positive force field around energy bodies. It is an excellent stone to meditate with, as it clears them against its own negative though patterns, thereby allow the mind develop clear, focused and objective approach to thinking. Black tourmaline is great for students, musicians, actors, artists, athletes, writes, programmers, or any profession that involves focus and willpower. 

Healing properties of Tourmaline

Tourmaline uses differs as its colors differ. All colors are very powerful and it must be used carefully. Each person seems to react differently to Tourmaline.

Watermelon Tourmaline

Colored Tourmaline

Tourmaline is black, but also shades of red, pink, green, blue and what is known as watermelon tourmaline, which is a crystal with green on the outside and pink in the middle. 

Watermelon Tourmaline 

There are seven varieties of tourmaline that occur in various colors; pink, red or rubellitegreen tourmaline, blue or indicolite, black or schorl, watermelon and tourmalated quartz.

The watermelon tourmaline is a rare variety that displays three different colors in the same crystal - green (the skin of the watermelon), pink (the sweet fruit) and white (the rind). As in the gem stone ametrine, the colors of the watermelon tourmaline occur 100% naturally. This is a rare occurence in nature.

What watermelon tourmaline can do for you

  • Attract love
  • Balance the male and female energies within yourself
  • Remove imbalances (and guilt) caused by conflicts and confusions
  • The green part feeds your life force, while the pink soothes and harmonizes

Healing properties of watermelon tourmaline

All of the tourmalines are used for their strong healing energies. The watermelon variety is used by crystal healers to encourage a calm, centered state of mind.

Green Tourmaline
Green Tourmaline meaning
All the tourmalines contain a wide scope of healing effects. The multi-colored tourmalines combine several qualities.  Green Tourmaline (also known asVerdelite) brings a joy for life. It promotes an appreciation for the many wonders that life has to offer. It encourages patience and openness, as well as sincere interest in fellow human beings.  The magical uses of this stone include the stimulation of creativity. It is also used toattract money and success in business.

Healing properties of green tourmaline

Green tourmaline strengthens the heart and offers detoxification effects.

Pink TourmalineThe pink tourmaline will bring love and friends. Tourmalated quartz aids peace of mind. It is found in many countries including Burma, United States, Brazil and Zimbabwe.  

Benefits of Black Tourmaline:

·         Black Tourmaline is a MUST for any spiritual and conscious being.
·         Creates a positive force field around your body.
·         Assist in spiritual awakening
·         Builds self confidence and trust in self.
·         Balances all and mostly root/base chakra.
·         Eliminates fear, build courage.
·         Eliminates depression, negative thinking pattern.
·         Balances the brain.

Zodiac Sign: Black Tourmaline is associated with Libra.

Chakra: This gemstones balances all chakras, but has the most influence over the ROOT chakra.

Feng Shui:

In Feng Shui, you can create a positive energy grid around your home using black tourmaline.  Place Black Tourmaline stones in a bowl at the north east section of your home, (north east symbolizing earth and air energies). Then place the stones in each corner of your home, and in your windows. You can amplify this force field grid protection with Selenite. This powerful energy grid will dispel any electromagnetic smog, psychic, mental, emotional and even guests with negative energies. 

Cleanse & Activate:
Cleanse the Black Tourmaline stones with alkaline/distill water, then leave in the sun to recharge all day.  Afterwards, they need to be activated in a meditation. Placing the crystal in your left hand and reflecting, invoke the powers of the stones and other attributes of black tourmaline you wish to summon into your life.