The medium- to dark-pink color and durability make this round pink tourmaline cabochon an appealing choice for jewelry of all types. Use on its own as an accent, in matched pairs for earrings or combine it with stones in complementary colors of reds and purples, such as garnets and amethyst. Tourmaline is one of the birthstones for October.
Pink tourmaline derives its color from its manganese content; our pink tourmaline presents a soft, rosy color. This stone displays veil-like inclusions. Gems known as tourmaline generally come from elbaite, one member of the larger tourmaline family of minerals. Gem tourmaline is hard and usually transparent, with a range of colors coming from trace minerals specific to the source location of each particular gemstone.