Black Tourmaline protects against radiation, psychic attacks, and all kinds of negative energy. It grounds energy as it is connected to the base chakra. Place this sphere in a room to disperse tension and stress. Black Tourmaline is a very lucky stone. Keep Black tourmaline for luck and happiness. This is a powerful stone and a very lucky stone. When the tourmaline is rubbed it becomes charged with magnetic electricity and the luck intensifies. •Promotes clear, rational thought •Encourages a positive attitude •Very lucky For mental & emotional healing, tourmaline appears to help enhance concentration, inspiration and sensitivity. Further, it has been used to stimulate a proper balance between the left and right sides of the brain. Black tourmaline is mostly associated with the root or base chakra Black tourmaline, also known as schorl, is associated with the root or base chakra, and is excellent for grounding excess energy. It is a well-known as a purifying stone that deflects and transforms negative energy, and thus is very protective. It can transform and remove negativity from an individual or an environment. It is often used as an aura cleanser, and can help one attain higher levels of awareness. Black tourmaline has also been used to deflect radiation energy from TV’s and computer monitors. Emotionally, black tourmaline is excellent for dispelling fears, obsessions, and neuroses, bringing emotional stability. Physically, black tourmaline can strengthen the immune system; help with heart disease, arthritis, and gout. 1 inch across and 1.5 inch high approximately 1/8 inches wide.