October Birthstone: Buying Tourmaline Gemstone Jewellery Malaysia | Zcova
October birthstone Tourmaline Gemstone

October Birthstone: Buying Tourmaline Gemstone Jewellery Malaysia

October Birthstone Tourmaline Gemstone Engagement Ring

Those who are born in October are very fortunate indeed to have the beautiful and stunning Tourmaline as their birthstone.

What is the October Birthstone?

The October birthstone Tourmaline, a unique gem species, with many different types. They are formed in an intriguing shape – a long hexagonal stick within the rock.

Tourmaline gemstone

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The name Tourmaline was derived from the Sinhalese words “tura mali,” which means the stone of mixed colours. They also come in bi-colour and multi-colour, which has more than one color.

Tourmaline colours

Bi-colour and multi-colour such as the Watermelon Tourmaline are highly prized.

Tourmaline bi colours

11.21CT bi-colour Tourmaline

Watermelon tourmaline

Brazilian crystal – the Watermelon Tourmaline

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Because of their range of colours, Tourmalines are often mistaken for other gemstones. For example, the “Caesar’s Ruby” pendant in the Russian Crown Jewels was mistaken for a Ruby but it was discovered to actually be a Red Rubellite Tourmaline.

Caesar’s Ruby, the Red Rubellite Tourmaline

Caesar’s Ruby, the Red Rubellite Tourmaline

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What do Tourmalines symbolize?

Tourmaline symbolises hope, innocence and creativity. But different colours of Tourmaline are said to have their own energy and healing properties.

In general, Tourmalines are believed to create peace to the wearer. Many people wear this stone as they believe it helps to release tension as well as balance the yin and yang in the body.

Tourmaline Gemstone Jewellery and Design Inspiration

Tourmaline Engagement Ring

Triangular Green Tourmaline Gemstone Ring

Tourmaline Gemstone Engagement Ring

Blue-Green Tourmaline on mixed metals Veronica Engagement Ring

Tourmaline Gemstone with side diamond ring

Tourmaline Gemstone with side diamond twisted prong engagement ring

Tourmaline Gemstone Ring with side diamonds

Tourmaline Gemstone Necklace with Diamonds in 18K White Gold

Tourmaline Gemstone Necklace with Diamonds in 18K YellowGold

Tourmaline Gemstone Necklace with Diamonds in 18K Gold

Tourmaline Gemstone Dangling Earrings in 18K White Gold

Tourmaline Gemstone Dangling Earrings in 18K White Gold

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