Presenting one of best color of Afghanistan Tourmaline

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 18.55 x 13.8 x 10.44mm
Weight (carats) 21.25 carats
Clarity (VVS)
Tourmaline is extremely popular among collectors and is a well-known gemstone. It is the most multicolored mineral type known, occurring in virtually every color of the spectrum. Individual stones are often multicolored and are unsurpassed in their beauty. The color of some Tourmaline can be enhanced through Heat treatment. Some greenish stones can be made deep green, some brownish-red stones can be made red, and some light pink stones can be made colorless through heating. Tourmaline has many interesting optical properties. Many green and blue specimens are strongly pleochroic. Indicolite is one of the most valuable and collectible of all elbaite Tourmaline's, with hues spanning from lighter to deep, intense blues. Cutting indicolite can be a task for even the most skilled of cutters, as it is strongly Pleochroic and appears darker when viewed down the crystal. This factor must be taken into consideration when cutting, as a loss of transparency and brilliance can occur in darker specimens. 
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Auction ID 1400569
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Starts 25th Jan 2021 11:45pm PST
Ends 25th Jan 2021 11:51pm PST

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