Black is one of the many colours of tourmaline. However, since it is pleochroic, it might be green when viewed along a different axis. This crystal is also piezoelectric which means that through mechanical action an electric pulse is formed, similar to quartz.
As a healing stone, black tourmaline is said to protect against cell phones and radiation. It grounds energy, clears negative thoughts and increases physical vitality. It is said to strengthen the immune system, treat arthritis and provide pain relief. Tourmaline aids in understanding oneself and others. It promotes self-confidence and diminishes fear. Tourmaline attracts inspiration, compassion, tolerance and prosperity. It helps treat paranoia and improves hand-eye coordination. Tourmaline releases tension, making it helpful for spinal adjustments, balancing energy and removing blockages.
Please note that each obelisk is slightly different from the others. What you receive may not be identical to the one shown but will be very similar. If you have specific wishes please note same on your order and we will do our best to fulfil.