Learn More about Yellow Tourmaline
YELLOW! Color of Sunshine, A color to represent individual creative and intellectual energy. Everyday is a new day, what better way to embrace the warm sunshine than exhibiting oneself.
|Color||Pale Yellow - Vivid Yellow|
|Refractive Index||1.624 - 1.644|
|Birefringence||0.018 - 0.040|
|Mohs Hardness||7.0 - 7.5|
Yellow Tourmaline Value
Yellow tourmaline are famous to be similar to Yellow Sapphires but they do not have the neon glow in them. It is more closed to Yellow Diamond as well.
The name itself describes the color that we want. But the most famous color of Yellow tourmaline is called "Canary" Tourmaline which resembles the famous Canary Bird found in the wild. Some Tourmaline matches this rare yellow color similar to the bird and sometimes called as Canary Tourmaline in the trade.
Yellow Tourmaline Sources
Yellow tourmaline are mostly found in the following origins :
- Nigeria, Africa
- Namibia, Africa
- Mozambique, Africa
- Congo, Africa
Yellow TOURMALINE Properties
Canary Yellow tourmaline are the most famous of them all which has a color similar to the famous Canary Bird.
Tourmaline jewelry are very durable for everyday wear but should be worn with caution as a drop on concrete may cause physical damage to the stone.
Clean your Tourmaline jewelry with warm soapy water and a soft brush. Avoid mechanical cleaning, as it can shatter the stones. If you are unsure, then take your Tourmaline to be professionally cleaned.