Watermelon Tourmaline is a combination of pink and green Tourmaline that soothes the heart and counters anger or resentment. Used in meditation it assists with calming the mind and the emotions, allowing us to release stress. Watermelon Tourmaline is useful for overriding hysterics or drama with a strong, heart-centered energy, which allows us to maintain a calm, balanced state of mind.
Tourmaline has been known since ancient times, a likeness of Alexander the Great carved in India in the 2nd or 3rd century BC has been found. It is the only gemstone which has such a wide variety of colours including red, pink, green, black, blue, violet, yellow and brown. This amazing crystal is pyroelectric and piezoelectric and Dutch traders would rub them and use them to pull the ashes from their meerschaum pipes, hence their name aschentrekkers or ash pullers.