Black Tourmaline crystal is the most common form of tourmaline and gets its deep black coloring from the high concentration of iron in its makeup. In terms of magical use it is often used to deflect potential harm and is considered one of the best stones for this. It is also used in rituals designed to work with Earth energies due to its strong connection the deep Earth. In healing it is often used for its stabilizing and anchoring effects that relate very strongly to the root Chakra to realign and restructure the body's natural energy centers

Black tourmaline pendants