Ancient cultures in history, for instance the historical Egyptian and Babylonian cultures thousands of ages ago, used the psychic powers of crystals to bring good fortune, prosperity, and blessings upon loved ones and family. One of their favourite crystals was the tourmaline beads. These beads were known for having the widespread colour range of any precious stones and for lightly or extremely saturated hues of colourless, pink, red, yellow, brown, green, greenish blue, blue, violet, black, bicoloured and multi-coloured. The tourmaline bead was termed in 1703 by Dutch traders who gave the gemstone a Sinhalese name, `Turamali`, understood to be a bead with mixed colours. Tourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, potassium which create a fine-looking and infinite colour palette. It is quarried in Brazil, Afghanistan, Australia, Burma, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, US, Zaire, Italy, and Switzerland.
Tourmaline beads are being used to create jewelries, pendants and a lot more to mention. They also vary in beautiful colours and shapes. The pink tourmaline beads are available in the same soft pale rose that tends to the yellow end of the red spectrum, with solid or specked beauties in ovals, pendants, triangles and those satisfying larger disc beads, all of 18 millimetres. They are quite beautiful and rare in gemmology as only a few gem species can have this Cat`s Eye effect. What is unique about these beads is that the strand is a full spectrum of slightly waxy scintillation, with greens, blues, and ambers conveying the cheerful pink tones.
The watermelon tourmaline beads are usually used to make earrings. A bunch of pinks and wines, possibly some fiery rose, all caught up in glossy silver foliage. They almost bring to mind of a rose garden in June; however it is a conglomeration of beads and wire, shaped into the attractive earrings. The black tourmaline beads create a supernatural effect to utilize the hidden, magical, but available energy. They were often used to bring blessings and passed to family members as a gift. Good luck charms made of these beads have the psychosomatic influence of bringing confidence and courage to the wearer. They also enhance the energy of a person by its get-up-and-go interaction with the human appearance.
Tourmaline beads are known to be the official birthstone for October as beads and were adopted by the American National Association of Jewellers’ in 1912. Moreover, these beads are believed to strengthen the body and spirit, especially the nervous system, blood, and lymph. They are also thought to inspire creativity and were used extensively as a talisman by artists and writers.
In these nerve-wracking and thought-provoking days of our modern time any kind of positive energy we make known our busy lifestyles helps. Crystals are a popular form of energy protection and the tourmaline beads live up to its name as a positive energy piece. You can get these wonderful and magical beads online as they offer a wide variety of these tourmaline beads.