Beautiful faceted Pink Tourmaline pendants. These AAA grade Pink Tourmaline pendants measure 6mm. The bail and open back setting are sterling silver with a touch of rhodium which helps prevent tarnish. The name Tourmaline comes from the Singhalese expression "tura mali" meaning stone of mixed colors. Tourmaline can be found in a wide variety of colors including green, pink, red, blue, yellow, brown, and black. Chiefly mined in Brazil and Africa, though some deposits of Tourmaline have been discovered in the United States. Tourmaline beads are said to enhance understanding and self confidence.