Wonder why that gem is cut the way it is? Reason - because of how it's formed. This illustration helps show where the shapes come from.
Watermelon tourmaline has been said to be a stone of reconciliation, a stone that fosters compassion and cool headedness, radiates the energy that attracts money, healing and friendship while stabilizing, grounding and reaffirming our Earth roots.
Vinatge German 1950's Color Book Plate Page - Gemstones Minerals