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Green Tourmaline

The deep green colour is believed to bring joy to those who wear it and is considered one of the most valuable colours in the tourmaline family.


Green Tourmaline stones are the most common and range from yellowish green to dark rich green. Its name comes from the Sinhalese word “turmali” or “thoramalli”. Many crystals exhibit two or more colours, crystals displaying only one colour are rare because of this variety of colour tourmaline can often be confused with other gems.

Green stones are said to bring joy for life. They promote an appreciation for the many wonders that life has to offer. It encourages patience and openness, as well as a sincere interest in fellow human beings.

Scientifically, tourmalines are one of the more interesting minerals, due to their wide colour range. It is a boron silicate mineral containing colouring elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium or potassium