tourmaline is known as "The Rainbow Gem". Written in Egyptian legend is, that while traveling to the earth’s surface these stones passed over a rainbow, and in the process, absorbed all the colors of the rainbow.
Hence, tourmaline gemstone comes in a 'rainbow of colors'. The most widely popular variety of tourmaline is watermelon' tourmaline. It is both beautiful and unique in that it has a red core, an inner layer of white then an outer layer of green, giving the effect of a slice of watermelon -hence the name.
Although pink tourmaline is one of the October Birthstones, watermelon tourmaline is so uniqueness it is the preferred affordable choice for October birthstone gifts.
October Birthstone Earrings
Pink Cats Eye Crystal Beaded Earrings (EBC109)
These handmade beaded birthstone earrings are designed with a gorgeously feminine pink fiber optic cats eye Grade A glass beads surrounded by silver filigree bead caps, sterling silver beads and topped off with both rose and AB light rose Swarovski Crystals. Sterling silver hooks. Length is 1-1/4" from the bottom of the ear wire.