Tourmaline with Lepidolite - Tourmaline Queen Mine, Pala, California, USA. Very seldom do we see fine crystals of this ultra-hot-pink color saturation turn up again on the market, and then only out of old collections or museum
This crystal has absolute perfection, red color that is even richer then the famous Jonas Mine discovery, and the termination is text book classic Liddicoatite triangular shape. The exterior is all glass like and the interior is very gemmy.
Sceptre Elbaite - Brazil (Birdy adds: looks like a lovely piece of watermelon tourmaline - will have to look up this other word. Stones, unlike other creatures, do not have a formalized nomenclature, other than the very-long chemical name.
Tourmaline: a dazzling array of colors… it can shock you (literally)
Watermelon tourmaline has been said to be a stone of reconciliation, a stone that fosters compassion and cool headedness, radiates the energy that attracts money, healing and friendship while stabilizing, grounding and reaffirming our Earth roots.