Tourmaline is pyroelectric, which means when it is warmed it generates static electricity that draws hair and ashes to it. Tourmaline is a powerful magical stone that comes in many different shades and colours In general Tourmaline helps you to draw wealth and power to your life and find treasure. This can be physical or spiritual wealth and power, and the treasures may be talents or abilities you did not know you had. The stone is used in magic to control spirits, attract goodwill, protect against bad luck and to draw things to you such as occult wisdom, power, energy and plenty.
Pink Tourmaline (Rubellite) dispels fear and negativity, eases the pain of grief, clams the nerves and increases eloquence and concentration.
Green Tourmaline(Verdelite) raises spiritual vibrations, increases your charisma, brings understanding of the workings of the Universe and can aid peaceful sleep and healing dreams.
Black Tourmaline (Schorl) deflects negativity and protects you from psychic attack. This stone is renowned for its ability to absorb and neutralise distorted or malevolent energy and because of this it is a very useful stone to keep in your magic room - just be sure to cleanse it regularly. It is a vortex that draws in and purifies any energy it comes into contact with.
Blue Tourmaline (Indicolite) is a healing stone, especially useful for the lungs, asthma and respiratory illnesses and nervous problems. It can help you to overcome resentment and insecurity and also helps to heal emotional problems that have been caused by parents and close family.
Watermelon Tourmaline are crystals with a pink core and a green 'rind'. It is also a healing stone which opens the heart and helps you overcome insecurity so that you can give and receive love. It is reputed to be able to impart a sense of humour to those who need one most.
Colourless Tourmaline (Achroite) is believed by many to combine all the qualities of the coloured varieties, making it a powerful healing stone and transformer of energy. This stone is very effective at amplifying psychic energy and neutralising negative energy.