Definition of tourmaline
: a mineral of variable color that consists of a complex borosilicate and is valued as a gem when transparent and cut
Recent Examples of tourmaline from the Web
Harry Josh Pro Tools Ceramic Flat Styling Iron The hair stylists to Chrissy Teigen, Jourdan Dunn, and Olivia Palermo swear by this nano-ceramic, tourmaline flat iron to achieve shiny bombshell waves and evenly straightened hair.
A case in point is his piece in the Christie's sale: an abstract yet geometric gem suite (expected to sell for $25,000-38,000) that offers an explosion of color through its use of green tourmaline, rubies, sapphires, diamonds and gold.
The comb, which is designed to be safe for all hair types, is made with tourmaline ceramic that is infused with argan oil to gently straighten hair while eliminating frizz.
This Kataoka ring ($4,870) is made of two fused tourmaline stones and is set on hand-blended rose gold.
Take a look: The earrings, which aren’t especially noticeable under her bouncy blowout, are Kiki McDonough tourmaline and amethyst drop earrings (currently on sale in store for $6,650).
Jennifer Aniston’s movement guru has tourmaline floors.
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Origin and Etymology of tourmaline
Sinhalese toramalli carnelian
First Known Use: 1759See Words from the same year
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