African Tourmaline – Orange – Oval – 2.07 Carats

$ 850.00

The orangish-brown colour of this tourmaline, caused by the element magnesium, is a beauty in itself. With an oval shape and step-cut pavilion facets, in the sunlight, this stone is pure golden honey. Mined from our own granite pegmatite surrounding mines in Africa, this stone has dimensions of 8.02mm by 6.30mm and a pavilion depth of 4.55mm. This Dravite Tourmaline is loupe clean, untreated and completely natural, a collection that we at The Gem Monarchy are proud to have. Our lapidarists in Sri Lanka need to be congratulated as their high level of expertise has resulted in a mouth-watering cut, producing an eye-catching sparkle of the highest degree. Of course, this gemstone sweetens any finger with it in a ring, or even on a pendant on your neck or brooch in your pocket.  A wonderful semi-precious gemstone weighing 2.07 carats, is worthy of any passionate gemstone lover’s consideration.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Carat Weight: 2.07 Carats
Dimensions: 8.02mm x 6.30mm x 4.55mm
Colour: Orange
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Oval, Step Cut
Origin: Africa
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Origin: Africa

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Carat Weight: 2.07 Carats
Colour: This African tourmaline is orange in colour in all forms of light.
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: This orange African tourmaline has an oval shape with step 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)

8.02 x 6.30 x 4.55

Carat Weight

2.07

Colour

Orange

Cut

Oval, Step

Clarity

Loupe Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Africa