Handmade,16 Inch necklace of gold wash over Lava rock and black Tourmaline rondelles. This elegant short necklace is great for evenings as well as daytime wear. The gold wash Lava rock is such a great look in combination with the highly polished black Tourmaline. This unique necklace is secured with an expandable 16 in gold plated toggle clasp. The name of this precious gemstone originated from Toramalli, a Sinhalese word, which means mixed gems. According to some Folk stories, tourmaline received its incredible range of beautiful colors because the stone traveled through rainbows, capturing many beautiful colors on the way. Most commonly found in majestic black color, tourmaline also comes in red, orange, pink, yellow, green, violet, blue, brown, and all hues in between. In addition, it can remarkably be bi-colored and tri-colored, and shifts between two different colors in dichroic form, under certain lighting conditions, or when viewed from different angles.
Here are the meanings of various tourmaline colors. Red color, for instance, evokes strong emotions. Often the shades of red tourmaline are associated with warmth, comfort, and love. Another color, Pink, is believed to cause a calming effect. The color is considered as a token of kindness. The green color, that resembles the natural world, is known for relieving stress. Out of all colors, blue is most popular because the color spikes the feelings of serenity and peacefulness MN1969