GREEN TOURMALINE 6,15ct
Turmalines were first discovered by Dutch traders in the late 1600’s or early 1700’s. At the time, these green tourmalines were assumed to be emeralds. It wasn’t until the 1800s when scientists realized that these stones were their own species of mineral. Tourmaline comes from the word “turmali” that means “mixed colors stone”. Its crossed veins give it a very attractive touch. Its triangular cross-sectional shape is unique; no other gem has such a shape. This gem is more valuable as a jewel than as a collector’s item, because its brilliance and luminosity resemble emerald.
GREEN TOURMALINE PROPERTIES & LOCATION
Square Emerald Cut
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
10.4 x 10.4 x 8.1mm
There are more than 110 different hues of Green-Blue Tourmaline. When heated, this stone has the ability to become electrically charged and by doing so increases its brightness. This is why for centuries Green Tourmalines have been heated to enhance their color permanently and unchangeably. This gem is beautifully transparent, but it can also be translucent and opaque.