Black Tourmaline, known as Schorl, is a very powerful gemstone that every-person can benefit from wearing, and here is why:
Black Tourmaline keeps an electric charge, as it is pyroelectric (meaning it can generate electricity when heated), as well as piezoelectric (meaning it can store an electrical charge), causing it to release negative ions and far infrared radiation – these are very beneficial for health. This incredible stone is associated with protection, grounding, health, happiness, luck, and positivity.
Black tourmaline has been used since ancient times by Shamans and healers for protection. Black Tourmaline is considered by many to be the most powerful protective stone and it is one of the only stones that protects and heals on all levels – physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Since I discovered Black Tourmaline not a day goes by that I don’t wear it. And, if I do forget to wear it, I can FEEL the difference, and I am reminded of why I always have it near or on me.
Following are just some of its incredible benefits:
➢ Protects from negative energies – transmutes negative energies of all kinds (including thoughts) into positive energies.
➢ Receives the negative energy or psychic attack, and transmutes it BACK to the sender. For more information on negative energies see my blog post (Link).
➢ Shields from harmful electromagnetic radiation—from TVs, computers and mobile phones—by emitting a small electric current.
➢ Strengthens immunity
➢ Relieves stress and anxiety
➢ Promotes detoxification
➢ Increases alertness
➢ Supports organs
➢ Eliminates toxic heavy metals
➢ Helps circulation
➢ Improves metabolism
➢ Improves self-confidence
➢ Grounds energies – associated with root chakra
➢ Balances and clears chakras and aura.
Ancient ceremonies in India included the use of tourmaline as a tool to bring insight and help in the discovery of that which is good. It also served as a tool to make known who or what was the cause of troubles or evil deeds in one’s life. The gem was also highly valued by alchemists who, perhaps because of it’s pyroelectric effect, believed it to be related to the philosopher’s stone. This was said to be the substance that would grant enlightenment, give power over spiritual affairs, reconcile opposites and change base metals to gold. In modern times, the stone is used by tribes in Africa, Native Americans, and aboriginal groups in Australia as a talisman that protects against all dangers. – Crystal Cure
Source : Shaman Sisters,
Black Tourmaline is also a powerful grounding stone, electrical in nature, providing a connection between Earth and the human spirit. Its supportive energy aligns the energy centers of the body and channels healing light throughout the system.
Promoting a sense of power and self-confidence, allowing for a clearer, more objective view of the world. It is empowering to those who must live or work in challenging environments or when facing difficult circumstances.
Although Tourmaline may be found on every continent, fine crystal specimens and gems are still considered rare and can be quite expensive. Its vast popularity as a gemstone began in 1876, when mineralogist and jeweler George Kunz sold a Green Tourmaline from Maine to the famous Tiffany and Co. in New York, and its desirability spread.
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Things began to come into light vaguely like a lighter with a low flame slowly growing in the output of butane. It felt like I was following someone through a dark tunnel he was holding a dim light. I began to question where I was being led. Asking this question directly…my only response was being told ” not to think, here thoughts can be heard.” This made me want to think more but I cut that current thought off short and continued on the right side behind the person guiding me. We made it to the end of the tunnel with what seemed to be a few turns. We came to a surface with gloomy grey misty light. What felt like we were elevated greatly above ground and a huge cylindrical corridor connected the two towering structures. The vibe that lingered was suspicion due to the no thinking warning. It also felt like an escape of some sort. Me being the person being led out of where ever I was previously. Near the end of the corridor a square cut out was lifted similar to a pothole in the street I was made to get in first. I went down into the dark tunnel similar to the previous one but my guide shut the door on me. I had a brief moment where i felt like did not know what to do. In addition to not wanting to think suddenly I hear 2 shots .. I thought my guide was shot initially.. Instantly on the tail end of a quick panic I heard the same voice that said “dont think go this way”. I also felt like I suddenly knew what I where I was supposed to go. Soon after i appeared at the end of this tunnel that exited out from the side of a huge mountain highly elevated. I remember being told by the guides voice saying I was to fly to the east side of this mountain using the sun as my guide. Hesitant to jump I imitated a take off twice before jumping off. I also remember being told use your gear to fly. So I launched my self off of the side of the mountain beginning to fly. Looking down was a large body of water to my left connecting to a white sand like beach. Green white and blue were the main noticebale colors i picked up. The altitude I was flying at things at ground level were very tiny but the mountain was huge. I completed my decent to what seemed to be a opening similar to the exiting port in the side of the mountain. The decent was not completely to the ground level more so mid mountain. Still a very high entrance in the mountain. … I opened my eyes after I landed, felt like I was being led somewhere w/out enough knowledge to what was going on. Plus I was in no thought stealth mode so not too much time to contemplate, only do.
Lessons I learned:
These mental places are only a thought away. Once the thought is lined up correctly the images will begin to flow. Concentration and the Use of breathe to build up the energy within is key to seeing. Deep breaths activate the pulsation. Find your center in the middle of what seems to be swaying sensations and gain control of the flow of energy. An interesting sensation came over me once i began holding the citrine. A blanket energy felt like a wave of slow moving water surging over me. With these sensations the two usual reactions it causes me to take is first make note of it then allow myself to go deeper within the sensation. I think thats enough unearthly knowledge for today
Crystals: 3 Quartz 2 Citrine 2 Amethyst 1 Shatuckkite 1 Black Tourmaline 1 Lapis .. Setup in a circle seated in the center holding Lapis and Citrine.