Gemstones Love & Care Guide


Physical characteristics

  • ✧ Species


  • ✧ Hardness


  • ✧ Composition

    Complex borosilicate

  • ✧ Mineral Family


  • ✧ Luster


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About Tourmaline

Tourmaline is the newer birthstone of October beside Opal. The name "Tourmaline" comes from the ancient Sinhalese word – Turamali, which means "stone of many colours" because it often has multiple colours in one crystal.

Don't be confused if you have heard many alternative names for Tourmaline. They are to refer to different shades of Tourmaline. For instance, Rubellite refers to red Tourmaline, while Indicolite refers to the beautiful greenish dark blue Tourmaline.

Tourmaline attracts luck, success, abundance and prosperity. It inspires creativity and may be used to project, create and manifest one's goals. Tourmaline is also known as a stone of energy and stamina. It helps those ranging from athletes to occupations where rigorous activity is required.

Tri-colour stone

The Watermelon tourmaline is a fascinating variety that is hard to miss. This tri-coloured elbaite grows with the look of sweet fruit, showcasing a beautiful gradient of green watermelon skin, the white rind in the middle, and the pink and juice body. The rare occurrence in nature is fascinating and extraordinary, making the gem highly collectable. Check our Watermelon Tourmaline Jewellery.

Colour range of Tourmaline

Black- Colourless - Duo or Tri-colored

Tourmaline Care Tips

  • Wearing


    ✦ Can be worn daily.

    ✦ Avoid water, extreme humidity, and heat as this may cause your jewellery to discolour.

    ✦ Avoid contact with home detergents or chemical products such as perfumes, makeup, lotions, and nail polish removers.

  • Storage


    ✦ Store in individual soft pouch or fixed slot in jewellery box so gemstones don’t get scratched.

    ✦ Keep chains and bracelets fastened so they don’t get tangled.

    ✦ Away from direct sunlight, in a dark, cool and dry place.

  • Cleaning


    ✦ Clean with soft dry jewellery cloth.

    ✦ Wash with lukewarm water with a gentle soap.

    ✦ Use Bling Brush Jewellery Cleaner

Tourmaline Extra Care

✦ Attracts dust readily so be sure to give it a good wipe before wearing.



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