Rubellite also known as Pink Tourmaline, is a member of the tourmaline family, and rubellite from the Latin for red, is the name for the pink or red variety, with ruby-red coloured ones the most prized. Russian pink and red tourmaline can be found in weathered granites. Other sites include Madagascar, the USA, Brazil, Burma and East Africa. Rubellite is associated with Taurus and was the favourite crystal of Tz'u Hsi, the last Empress of China It brings deep comforting love energy by opening and healing the entire emotional body. It brings one's life purpose into awareness and removes blockages and negativity from the whole aura and chakra system. It transforms negativity into positive emotional energy, bringing light, information, peace, joy and universal love. Rubellite promotes compassion for oneself and others and promotes a lifetime of service.