Birth, Gem Stones As Per Indian Vedic Astrology- (Tourmalines)
Tourmalines are gems with an unsurpassed variety of colors. It is referred to as the gemstone of the rainbow.
It is a gem stone with mixed colors, which outshines all other precious stones. There are tourmalines from red to green and from blue to yellow. They often have two or more colors. Certain varieties of tourmalines change their color at the change of light. This gemstone has a continuous number of facades thus suits all moods. It is the gemstone of love and of friendship, and is said to provide them firm and long lasting effect.
Gem traders refer to individual color variants with different names. A tourmaline of an deep red is known as a ‘rubellite' If its red color changes when the light source does, the stone is called a pink tourmaline. Blue tourmalines are known as 'indigolites', yellowish-brown to dark brown ones as 'dravites' and black ones as 'schorl'.
The Green tourmaline is known as a 'verdelite'. If its fine emerald-like green color is caused by tiny traces of chrome, it is know as chrome tourmaline.