- Birthstone: October
- Anniversary: 8th
- Color: Comes in the widest range of colors of any gemstone, virtually every color imaginable The Starling tourmaline is a dark, slightly reddish-pink.
- From: Found in Southern California, Maine, Brazil, Madagascar and Afghanistan.
- Facts & Lore: Because of the range of colors, tourmalines were often confused with other stones throughout history. Legend has it that tourmalines travelled along rainbows and collected all the colors. Believed to strengthen the body and spirit.