Designs by Nature is currently involved in several mining operations located in Southern California.  These mines are producing very fine Tourmaline crystals.  Below are a few examples.  All photos by S.L. Ritchie

Many new specimens are being found at the Carmelita.

 

Green gem tourmaline

 

 

 

 

Twin light blue pink-capped tourmaline

Double terminated blue capped rubellite

Deep-blue gem tourmaline

 

Deep blue and pink tourmaline

 

For more information visit the web site  http://www.tourmalinequeen.com

 

THE  TOURMALINE KING  MINE IS HERE.

We have begun mining the site.

http://www.socalgem.com