Moonstone Tourmaline Heart

Moonstone Tourmaline Heart

$13.50

per stone

Beautiful Balance

Feel grounded and uplifted simultaneously Harmonize masculine and feminine energies. Combine intuition and logical common sense. Relax and know that you are divinely protected Let Moonstone Tourmaline bring you peace!

OriginIndia
PolishShiny & Smooth
QualityAA (quality chart)
ShapePuffy Heart
TransparencyOpaque
Average SizeVaries (size chart)
Average WeightVaries
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Moonstone Tourmaline Healing Properties

Ethically Sourced Moonstone Tourmaline

Know where your crystals come from

This Moonstone and Tourmaline comes from artisanal miners near Koderma in Jharkhand, India. “Moonstone” is a name given to a variety of iridescent feldspar minerals, this one is likely Adularia. Artisanal mining for Adularia and Schorl Tourmaline is done in vertical shafts with a low environmental impact.

Learn More About Ethical Mining

This lapidary hand-polishes stones in Mumbai, India. It is a woman-owned and family-run business. Factory workers are paid fairly. The Lapidary is also an exporter that sells at gem shows in the United States and Japan.

Learn More About Ethical Lapidaries

I first met this source at the 2014 Tucson Gem Show. It was my first buying trip for my own store and I was nervous. Most lapidary owners were brisk and impatient with my questions, especially when I asked about the mines and the supply chains. But one man stood out to me as particularly patient and kind. He had been a wholeseller for over twenty years, yet he was happy to meet someone brand-new to the industry.

He took time to talk to me about the stones. They came from his home country of India and he was able to tell me exactly which state or territory each one came from and some of the conditions at the individual mines. When I told him that I wanted to source ethically, he said that it would be difficult, but that it was a worthwhile challenge. He made me feel like I could succeed, both at ethical sourcing and at being a business owner. I looked forward to a long business relationship with him. Sadly, he died suddenly in 2016.

I stayed in touch with his family and in 2017 met his wife, teenage daughter, and his father. This three-generation family has picked up the pieces and learned how to run the business. His wife had never worked before, but she gracefully stepped into her new role as a business owner. Her father-in-law offers practical and moral support, but makes sure that everyone knows that SHE is the boss and that checks should be written directly to her. The family continues to be supportive of my efforts to ethically source. More than any other lapidary, they are willing to speak openly with me about the difficult parts of the industry. They have invited me to visit them in India, to visit the mines and their lapidary. The daughter is now a GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Graduate and is interested in reiki and other healing modalities. As she has grown up, she has become increasingly concerned about ethical issues.

  • Fair Wages

  • Woman-Owned

  • Environmentally Friendly Mining

What is Ethical Sourcing?

Moonstone Tourmaline Healing, Mineralogy, and History

Published September 2014  •  Updated August 2022  •  Read Time: 5 minutes
Moonstone Tourmaline is a fabulous combination stone.  Scientifically its what’s known as a Pegmatite, an igneous rock with large well-formed crystals.  It is mostly white Orthoclase, better known as Moonstone, and Schorl, or Black Tourmaline.  This combination has been found in several locations, but most of the specimens on the market come from an area near the border of India and Pakistan.  Energetically, it combines the best of two individual minerals and is particularly good for balancing male/female and yin/yang energies.  It is also a fantastic choice for travelers who want to seek out new horizons while also being safe along the way. […]

Moonstone Tourmaline Hearts

What You’ll Receive: 1 Stone - 100% natural Moonstone Tourmaline

Selection Process: The stone I select for you will be carefully chosen for its beauty and appeal. If combined with other stones, I always take time to choose stones that look and feel good together.

Polishing Method: Polished by hand, one stone at a time. Each stone is unique and minor variations are what makes them beautiful.

Color: White and black, with a vivid blue or full-spectrum rainbow.

Taking Care of Your Healing Crystals

  • Crystal Hearts

    Be gentle with your heart.

  • Crystals Keep In Shade

    Keep it in the shade to protect its colour.

  • Crystals Safe In Elixir

    This stone is safe to use in direct-infusion elixirs.

Learn About Safe Handling

Shipping

All Orders are shipped Next Business Day

  • Domestic First-Class averages 3-7 days.
  • International First Class averages 2-3 weeks.

Environmentally-Friendly Materials

  • Shipping envelopes, paperwork & boxes are recyclable
  • Shipping peanuts & bubble-wrap are biodegradable
  • ‘Plastic’ bags are plant-based & compostable

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