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Tourmaline is one of the world’s most popular gemstones and it serves as a birthstone for the month of October. The stone was first discovered by Dutch traders off the West Coast of Italy in the late 1600’s or early 1700’s. By this video’s end, you’ll have a better understanding of All About Tourmaline Gemstone.


  • 0:00 Traditional Tourmaline
  • 0:33 History of Tourmaline
  • 4:48 Locations/Sources of Tourmaline
  • 6:18 Colours of Tourmaline
  • 11:14 Clarity of Tourmaline
  • 13:50 Cut of Tourmaline
  • 15:26 Durability of Tourmaline
  • 15:55 Care and Cleaning of Tourmaline
  • 16:40 Treatments

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