|Tourmaline is a very attractive gem that occurs in nearly every color.
Its name is derived from the word toramalli, which means "mixed gems" in Sinhalese, one of the languages spoken in Sri Lanka.
In 1554, Spanish conquistador Francisco Spinoza discovered green tourmaline crystals during a Brazilian expedition, which he mistook for emerald. It wasn't until the 1800s that mineralogists finally identified tourmaline as its own species.
Fun Fact: Tourmaline is both pyroelectric and piezoelectric, meaning it is a gem that becomes electrically charged when heated or squeezed!
Tourmaline is an October birthstone and is the 8th wedding anniversary gemstone.
5.30 ct. Natural Rubellite (with GIA Lab Report)
GIA Report # 6352345239
11.52 x 9.78 x 5.97mm
This rubellite has excellent color and clarity, resembling a fine quality Thai ruby.
Gem Quality Round Brilliant Cut Diamonds
0.41 ct. total weight
F-G color, VS1 clarity
Platinum split shank setting.
Size 6 1/2
Gross weight of 9.9 grams
This setting was custom made for this rubellite. It is not a stock setting.
GIA Tourmaline Report
The ring will be accompanied by its corresponding GIA Lab Report.
|Style:||Split Shank Cocktail Ring|
|Gross Weight:||9.9 grams (6.4 dwts)|
|GIA Report Number:||6352345239|
|Cutting Style:||Crown - Modified Brilliant Cut
Pavilion - Step Cut
|Tone:||Medium Dark (GIA 6)|
|Saturation:||Strong (GIA 5)|
|Clarity:||VVS (GIA Type III)|
|Measurements:||11.52 x 9.78 x 5.97mm|
|GIA Report #:||6352345239|
|Cut:||Round Brilliant Cut|
|Total Carat Weight: