Dropped shaped semi precious stone black Tourmaline in a optically clear Quartz designer cabochon 39 mm by 4 mm to 17 mm and 4 mm thick.
These cabochons have some natural surface flaws from the black tourmaline needles emerging, and this one is flat on one side-slightly faceted or beveled on the other (see pictures).
Tourmaline Quartz, a semi-precious stone also known as Tourmalined Quartz or Tourmalinated Quartz, is a variety of Quartz that can be anywhere from opaque milky white to optically transparent or clear, with naturally occurring fine needle-like inclusions of Black Tourmaline.
Though found all over the world, most Tourmalinated Quartz, and our lapidary cabochon material, is mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Metaphysical Properties of Tourmaline Quartz Cabochons: Tourmalinated Quartz facilitates clear thinking. It is said to help people stay on a spiritual path, especially those who have indulged in negative behaviors-such as crime of drug abuse.