Tourmaline, Black (Schorl)

  • Potent psychic protection.
  • Grounding through Earth energy.
  • Keeps auric field free of imbalances, even when near destructive energies.
  • Helps rid self of anxieties, negativity, anger & ideas of unworthiness.
  • Protects against attachments, entities, and energetic debris.
  • Useful if high levels of stress.
  • Helps purify body of toxins, wastes, heavy metals, and environmental pollutants.
  • Soothes panic attacks, especially caused by claustrophobia, fear of doctors, and fear of the dentist.
  • Protection against emotional vampires, whiners, moaners.
  • Enhances sense of smell, including pheromones, which can produce an aphrodisiac effect.
  • Treats motion sickness.
  • Restores lustre to hair and nails.


Michelle Ferris

Michelle Ferris is the owner, curator, and buyer for Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Born & raised in Seattle by first-generation parents, she has worked to create authentic, connective, and inclusive events for the better portion of her professional life. Since 2013, Michelle worked to create community-activated Rock, Gem, Art, & Music shows, at which Crystallography Gems was a cornerstone. At the start of the pandemic, moved her operation online, and opened a shop in Georgetown, expanding into a larger showroom in 2022. In November 2023, she moved her shop to downtown Seattle, rebranding it as Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Her shop offers crystals, minerals, gems, rocks, jewelry, and metaphysical tools, and focuses on getting her customers the tools they need, and the education needed for them to make informed, confident decisions about their purchases.