African Tourmaline – Light Pink – Round – 2.20 Carats

$ 927.27

This pink tourmaline just makes it pop like pink champagne. With an eye clean clarity, this light pink tourmaline contains slight mineral inclusions which are only visible under magnification. The stone weighs 2.2 carats and is from our own mines in Africa. Just like many of our gemstones this tourmaline is also untreated and completely natural. The beautiful colour of the stone has an amazing power to make you blush just by looking at it. Expertly crafted by our brilliant master lapidarists, the stone is cut with a pavilion depth of 5.97mm, and dimensions of 8.25mm by 8.27mm. The stone has an amazingly round shape. A feature of this stone is its flower cut on its pavilion facets which allows this stone to talk in the bright sunshine of a spring morning. The preference of red stones among people was yesterday’s preference and it is time to give pink a go.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Carat Weight: 2.20 Carats
Dimensions: 8.25mm x 5.97mm
Colour: Light Pink
Clarity: Eye Clean
Cut: Round, Flower Cut
Origin: Africa
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Origin: Africa

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Carat Weight: 2.20 Carats
Colour: This African tourmaline is light pink in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: Eye Clean
Cut: This light pink African tourmaline has a round shape with flower cut pavilion facets.

What are the 4Cs: Gemological Institute of America – The 4Cs

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)

8.25 x 8.27 x 5.97

Carat Weight

2.20

Colour

Light pink, Pink

Cut

Flower, Round

Clarity

Eye Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Africa