African Tourmaline – Brownish Orange – Oval – 2.50 Carats

$ 1,030.00

The rich brownish-yellow colour of this stunning tourmaline is like the golden colour of treacle. The colour, credited to the element magnesium, is what makes this stone the envy of tourmalines of different colours. This amazing gemstone has the make of 9.60mm by 7.71mm and a pavilion depth of 5.30mm. Totally natural and weighing 2.50 carats, this Dravite Tourmaline shines brightly in sunlight thanks to its modified flower cut pavilion facets, cut by masters of the lapidary trade, as well as its loupe clean clarity. We have sourced this stone in the rough, in an ethical and environmentally friendly manner, from our own mines in Africa. The stone stuns everyone, from jewellers to the public, making them envious of whoever will own this stone. Now you have the chance of owning this wonder and wowing everyone by setting it in jewellery.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Carat Weight: 2.50 Carats
Dimensions: 9.60mm x 7.71mm x 5.30mm
Colour: Brownish Orange
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Oval, Modified Flower Cut
Origin: Africa
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Origin: Africa

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Carat Weight: 2.50 Carats
Colour: This African tourmaline is brownish orange in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: This brownish orange African tourmaline has an oval shape with modified flower cut pavilion facets.

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VIDEO:

African Tourmaline

Tourmalines are a type of gemstone from a group which composes of boron-silicate minerals, coming in a variety of different colours. It also contains different elements such as magnesium, sodium, aluminium, iron, potassium and lithium. Additionally, the individual minerals have different chemical compositions but share a common crystal structure, allowing for the aforementioned wide range in colour.

Also mined in various part of the world, Brazil and the African continent are the largest producers in the world. Africa especially, there are various countries which mine the precious stone including Mozambique, which produces clean stones that are lighter in saturation and larger in size, Zambia, Madagascar, Nigeria and Namibia. In addition, each country displaying a different primary property.

The name “Tourmaline” however, does not originate from any of these countries. The Sinhalese(official language of Sri Lanka) word “tura mali” which means: stone with different colours, is the primary origin. The name refers to the impressive spectrum of colours this gem comes in. According to ancient Egyptian legends, the Tourmaline passes through the rainbow on its journey to the Earth, giving the mixture of different colours. People still refer to the tourmaline today as the gemstone of the rainbow.

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Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm
Gemstone

Tourmaline

Dimensions(mm)

9.60 x 7.71 x 5.30

Carat Weight

2.50

Colour

Brown, Orange, Orangish Brown

Cut

Modified Flower, Oval

Clarity

Loupe Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Africa