Black Tourmaline purifies the wearer's energies and protects from negative influences. On its own, Black Tourmaline has long been a stone of personal protection. When combined with Clear Quartz, which amplifies energies focused through it, this gemstone combination becomes a powerful ally in dispelling negative energy. Black Tourmaline primarily is believed to blast positive energy and form a protective shield around a person's aura and living/work space/vehicle. It is a powerful grounding crystal also used for clearing away the energies of grief, sadness and confusion. This crystal is known to shift the entire energy of the space/ person from fear to a higher vibration of confidence and compassion.