Indicolite Tourmaline Beads

Tourmaline beads are recognized for having the widest color spectrum of any gem and for lightly or deeply saturated hues of Colorless, pink, red, yellow, brown, green, greenish blue, blue (Indicolite), violet, black, bicolored and multicolored. Known since antiquity in the Mediterranean region - Tourmaline was named in 1703 by Dutch traders who gave the gemstone a Sinhalese name, `Turamali` , thought to mean `stone with mixed colors`. Tourmaline is a crystal silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminum, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, potassium which produce a beautiful and vast color palete. Tourmaline is mined in Brazil, Afghaniatan, Australia, Burma, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, US, Zaire, Italy, and Switzerland. Color enhancement through heat is common.

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