Tourmaline gemstones - Pink, Green, Blue and more

Tourmalines are popular gemstones which are used in a wide variety of jewelry and wearable adornments. They come in an large range of colors, including multi-color stones. Most colors are fairly common like dark green, light pink and black, but pure blue, red, orange, yellow, and purple stones are rare. Such stones usually command higher prices. Color-change tourmalines are also exceptionally rare. Neon-blue tourmalines are called paraíba tourmalines, raspberry-red  one's called rubellites, and emerald-green tourmalines are referred to as chrome. They can be faceted or are equally beautiful as nuggets or beads.