What a robust piece this is! There is something about 18k gold and its hue that is unlike anything. The warmth of the gold is a rich contrast to the multicolored faceted tourmaline briolettes. The larger bicones are actually 18k foil wrapped over wax casts. This is a very traditional Indian technique. All of the drops and the spheres, as well as the hand made clasp are solid 18k gold. The piece measures 17" in length. The last photo above portrays the layering effect with two different, yet similar styles.
Tourmaline cleanses, purifies and transforms dense energy into a lighter vibration. They ground spiritual energy, clearing and balancing all of the chakras, as the form a protective shield around the body. This stone aids in taking one deep within, promotiing self- confidence and diminishing fear. The Blue-green stone stimulates the urge for spiritual freedom and clarity of self-expression. This colored Tourmaline promotes living in harmony with the environment. Helps loosen the throat chakra and allows an ease in communication. Pink tourmaline has a personality all on its own. Knowingly an aphrodisiac attracting love in the spiritual and material world. It inspires trust in love. Pink tourmaline connectos you to wisdom and compassion as it stimulates receptivity to heaing energies.
Gold symbolizes power and wealth, since the beginning of time. This high level gem amplifier strengthens meridians, nerve system and digestion. Gold is a combination of both the Sun and Moon energies. Gold has been known to possess a warm energy that brings soothing vibrations to the body aiding healing process.