Rough Watermelon Tourmaline
Crystal Orgonite Necklace
2.5-3.5"L x 3/4"W 2-3 oz
|Handcrafted|NOT MADE IN CHINA|
|No machine duplicates|
Every Crystal is Unique! You'll Receive One Similar to the Photographs pictured above
Watermelon tourmaline is a variety of tourmaline that has a distinctive coloration resembling a watermelon - green on the outside and pink on the inside. This gemstone is formed by the presence of trace elements such as manganese and lithium in the crystal structure of tourmaline. The colors of watermelon tourmaline are caused by the presence of different oxidation states of iron and manganese in the crystal structure of the gemstone.
The largest watermelon tourmaline ever found was discovered in Brazil and weighed approximately 191.87 carats. Watermelon tourmaline is often found in granite and pegmatite rocks, which are associated with igneous activity. The gemstone is commonly found in the United States, Brazil, Madagascar, Afghanistan, and Namibia.
Watermelon tourmaline has a hardness of 7-7.5 on the Mohs scale, making it a durable gemstone for jewelry. The gemstone is believed to have metaphysical properties, such as promoting self-confidence and calming the mind. Watermelon tourmaline is sometimes used in alternative medicine practices such as crystal healing, where it is believed to balance the energy centers in the body.
Orgonite is a combination of metal and resin made in various shapes and sizes. It is believed to help balance the energy in an area and emit positive energy. It is also believed to help protect against negative energies and electromagnetic radiation.