Tourmaline increases flexibility, happiness, objectivity, compassion and serenity. It instills courage and a strong will in the wearer.  It also enhances tolerance and understanding. It is a stone that is very helpful for channeling. Tourmaline is also a very protecting stone. Tourmaline is often associated with the heart chakra, particularly watermelon tourmaline, as it opens one to accept love. Other colors of tourmaline are associated with the chakra of the same color.

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