Tourmalinated Quartz

Tourmalinated Quartz Semi Precious Gemstone Beads – Tourmalinated quartz is a captivating gemstone that combines the properties of both tourmaline and quartz. It is a clear or milky white quartz crystal with inclusions or needles of black tourmaline running through it, creating a striking contrast. This unique combination gives tourmalinated quartz a distinct appearance and powerful energetic qualities.

Showing all 6 results

What is tourmalinated quartz?

Tourmalinated quartz is quite literally quarts that has been infused with tourmaline. The black lines you see in the stone are filaments of tourmaline that have grown through the quartz over millions of years.

Tourmalinated quartz is prized not only for its metaphysical properties but also for its aesthetic appeal. The contrast between the black tourmaline needles and the clear or milky white quartz creates a visually striking pattern that makes each stone unique. It is commonly used in jewellery making, including pendants, earrings, and bracelets, as well as in decorative objects and spiritual tools.

What are the properties of tourmalinated quartz?

The black tourmaline inclusions within the quartz are believed to provide grounding and protection against negative energies. They are thought to help balance and align the energy centres in the body, promoting a sense of stability and strength. Quartz, on the other hand, is known as a master healer and amplifier of energy, enhancing the overall healing properties of tourmalinated quartz.

This gemstone is often sought after by those seeking protection, purification, and energetic balance. It is believed to help dispel negative energies, release emotional blockages, and promote clarity of mind. Whether you are drawn to tourmalinated quartz for its energetic qualities or its visual allure, it is a gemstone that adds depth and intrigue to any jewellery or spiritual collection.

Where is tourmalinated quartz found?

Tourmalinated quartz is found in various locations around the world. The most notable sources are Brazil, Madagascar and Sri Lanka. Some raw stone is also found in the USA, around Colorado and California, and also in other locations such as Namibia, Russia and Zimbabwe.

It’s important to note that the availability and quality of tourmalinated quartz can vary from location to location. The specific characteristics and appearance of tourmalinated quartz can also vary depending on the geological conditions and the ratio of tourmaline to quartz in the stone. The clearer specimens are usually found in the major deposits in Brazil and Madagascar whereas the whiter quartz specimens are found predominantly in Sri Lanka.

Where can I buy Tourmalinated Quartz Beads for Jewellery Making?

Beads N Crystals in Australia are a reputable supplier of genuine gemstone beads. Please contact us if you have any specific requirements. Wholesale ordering is also available on our entire range of gemstones and crystal beads.

Showing all 6 results