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Amazing Green Tourmaline octagon cut 1.19 ct

$112.00

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Amazing Green Tourmaline, octagon cut, 1.19 ct. This natural gemstone shows a vivid green color, its behavior under the light is very good, always bright and full of life, and the best its price. Don't miss it!.

WEIGHT : 1.19 ct
SIZE : 6.15 * 5.31 * 4.31 mm
SHAPE : Octagon
COLOR : 15. (vslbG) very slightly bluish Green
TONE : 5. Medium
SATURATION : 2. Slightly Brownish / Grayish
CLARITY GRADE : Moderate
CUT GRADE : Good
TREATMENT : Unheated
HARDNESS : 7 - 8

Inclusions type : Solid and liquid inclusions

Tourmaline and Opal are the birthstones for October. In 1952, the Jewelers of America association included the Tourmaline in the list of birthstones, becoming the second birthstone for October

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THE QUEEN OF COLOR: TOURMALINE

Tourmaline is the name for a group of related mineral species, with a very complex chemical composition. The name is derived of the word “tourmali”, this word in singhalese was used for colored gems, mostly zircons.

COLOR: The most important

Tourmalines exist in all colors: Multicolored, Bicolor, Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Blue-Green, Purple, Violet, Brown, Neon Blue, Colorless, sometimes Asterism, Change Color and Trapiche. ALL.

The most expensive color varieties are Paraiba Tourmaline (vivid green and blue with copper bearing), Rubellite (vivid bright red), Indicolite (blue), Chrome Tourmaline (intense green) and Bicolor. The saturated colors have high demand, in the last years the less saturated colors (soft pink tourmalines) have become popular.

CUT & SIZES

Tourmaline is often cut into rectangular shapes because of its prismatic crystal habit, however Tourmaline's gems offer a huge variety of cuts: oval, round, emerald, pear, heart, trillion, fancy, cabochon, etc. Cat's eye tourmaline is cut into cabochon, and watermelon tourmaline is often cut into slices. Tourmaline is available in large sizes, however Paraiba tourmaline are common small sizes, as are Chrome Tourmalines or Rubellite.

 

MdMaya Gems uses the following clarity scale when grading gemstones.

Setting aside translucent and opaque gemstones, the first classification to take into account is: 

  • Type 1: Stones that are often inclusion free
  • Type 2: Stones that are usually included 
  • Type 3: Stones that are almost always included

CLARITY GRADES:

EYE CLEAN: Appears clean to the unaided eye. (Type 1, 2 and 3)
SLIGHTLY INCLUDED:
       Type 1: Minute inclusions difficult to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 2: Minor inclusions easy to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 3: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
MODERATELY INCLUDED:
       Type 1: Minor inclusions somewhat easy to see with the unaided eye.
       Type 2: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
       Type 3: Obvious