Tourmaline brings self-confidence, alleviates fears, and helps to understand others and oneself. It is a stone that inspires empathy and compassion. It promotes reconciliation. Some say it brings wealth and prosperity. Depending on its color, tourmaline can have additional properties :
Blue tourmaline (indicolite) : it encourages tolerance and helps to express the truth. It is also a stone that acts positively on the morale by dissipating the sadness. It promotes inspiration and helps with speech.
Brown tourmaline (dravite) : helps in understanding others and oneself.
Black tourmaline : it increases vitality and energy and encourages positive attitudes.
Pink tourmaline (rubellite) : is a love stone that promotes desire. It inspires peace and wisdom. It also removes fears and encourages self-fulfillment.
Green tourmaline (verdelite) : it encourages patience and calms hyper-activity. It is also a stone that develops good mood.