Why is Paraiba Tourmaline so Highly Sought After?
What is Paraiba Tourmaline?
Paraiba Tourmaline's name is a combination of its gemstone family, Tourmaline, and where it was found, in Paraiba, Brazil. Tourmaline is derived from the Sinhalese 'turmali,' meaning 'stone with mixed colors,' referring to this family's diverse variety of colored gemstones. The Paraiba tourmaline where it is mostly mined in Brazil, whose source has almost already dried up. The stone makes highly attractive jewelry and is a popular choice for Parabia Tourmalune earrings, necklance and other jewelry.
Paraiba Tourmaline colors are often referred to as 'electric' or 'neon.' The aura of these treasures of Nature is both fresh and spirited at the same time. These cupriferous tourmalines from the Mina da Batalha in the Federal Brazilian State of Paraiba are rare and precious. The colors can vary from light mint green to different hues of neon blues. Paraiba Tourmaline is considered the most beautiful variety of Tourmaline. Due to the high content of metal stones shimmers into different colors and makes highly sought after Parabia Tourmalines necklace and othersjewelry. The blue and green Paraiba tourmalines are very popular gemstones. It is symbolized for wisdom, voice, insight, and creativity. It relates to light, life, love, expression, and earth through its effects on chakras. This beautiful stone is rare because of the mines drying up and its beauty and beautiful energy.
Paraiba tourmaline is the birthstone for the month of October. As such, it makes an excellent gift for someone born in that month. Tourmalines have been valued throughout history as a stone of power and meaning. The Paraiba tourmaline, albeit relatively new, is believed to hold properties that can strengthen your insight and intuition.
So if you are lucky enough to own this rare and beautiful gemstone, treasure it for the extraordinary gift that Mother Nature gives us.
Come for a visit to The Butler Collection and see our selection of Paraiba Tourmaline jewelry to add to your collection.