All — Tourmaline Mineral Specimens
Posted by Karen Sugarman on
Brazil - James Elliott Photo I have long known that almost anything I make up using toumaline sells rather quickly. It is probably the single most searched word on my website, so clearly, it strikes a chord with ladies around the world! To understand how watermelon tourmaline is formed, here is a little background.The very first tourmaline was found in Brazil in the 16th Century. The emerald green color of the tourmaline was first confused with emeralds, but around the 19th Century, that gem was classified as tourmaline. The name comes from the Singhalese phrase, “tura mali”, which loosely translated...
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