Indicolite blue color tourmaline stone meaning and price.
Indicolite is a rare light blue to bluish green color variety of tourmaline group. It s name comes from the indigo color.
Tourmaline is a crystalline boron silicate mineral. Some trace elements are aluminium, iron, also magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. The classification is semi-precious gemstone. it comes in a wide variety of colors.
According to the Madras Tamil Lexicon, the name comes from the Sinhalese word “thoramalli”. A group of gemstones found in Sri Lanka. According to the same source, the Tamil “tuvara-malli” comes from the Sinhalese root word. This etymology also comes from other standard dictionaries including the Oxford English Dictionary.
Brightly colored Sri Lankan gem tourmalines were brought to Europe. In large quantities by the Dutch East India Company. Also, to satisfy a demand for curiosities and gems. At the time, We didn’t know that schorl and also tourmaline were the same mineral. Another, It was only about 1703 that it was discovered that some colored gems were not zircons. Furthermore, stones was sometimes called the “Ceylonese Magnet”. Because it could attract and then repel hot ashes, due to its pyroelectric properties. In the 19th century, chemists polarized light with tourmaline crystals by casting rays on the surface of the gem.
Indigo is a deep and rich color close to the color wheel blue. As well as to some variants of ultramarine. It is traditionally classify as a color in the visible spectrum. As well as one of the seven colors of the rainbow. The color between violet and blue. However, sources differ as to its actual position in the electromagnetic spectrum.
The color name indigo come from the indigo dye from the plant Indigofera tinctoria. And related species.
The first known recorded use of indigo as a color name in English was in 1289.
Indicolite tourmaline meaning and healing properties benefits
The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.
Indicolite tourmaline stone meaning balances the thymus, pituitary, as well as thyroid glands. When it comes to the crystal’s healing energies, they help in alleviating the pains caused by migraines and headaches. As a matter of fact, this crystal also helps in the treatment of eye ailments.
Blue tourmaline chakras
A crystal of the throat and third eye chakras, blue tourmaline, especially in darker shades, increases access to higher levels of intuition and may amplify the psychic gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience, clairsentience, prophecy, and spirit communication. It is highly beneficial to those who wish to become channels or mediums, and assists in processing impressions received from other realms and allowing them to flow out through verbal communication.
What color is indicolite tourmaline?
Indicolites can range from light to dark saturated blue color. Although color grading is a judgment call, many tourmalines sold as blue are misrepresented. An indicolite can be any shade or color as long as blue predominates.
What is indicolite used for?
Indicolite meaning. The stone is known to help in the treatment of the respiratory and digestive system ailments. It can also balance the pituitary, thyroid, and thymus glands. The healing energies of Indicolite crystal can also help with treating eye disorders and easing the pains that come with headaches and migraines.
What is indicolite worth?
The prices of tourmaline vary tremendously, depending on the variety and quality. Most expensive are the Paraíba tourmalines, which may reach tens of thousands of dollars per carat. Chrome tourmalines, rubellites and fine indicolite tourmaline price and bi-colors may sell for as much as 1000$ US per carat. or more. Other varieties are available for prices between 50$ to 750$ US per carat, depending on the richness of the color.
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