Tourmaline

Tourmaline is the traditional birthstone for the month of October and the zodiac sign Leo. Tourmaline can be almost any color, with the most popular having pink on one end and green on the other. Legend says that tourmaline can strengthen the body and spirit, particularly the nervous system, lymphatic system and the blood stream. It is also believed to inspire creativity and has been used extensively as an amulet by artists and writers. Tourmaline has a hardness of 7-7.5 out of 10 on the Mohs' Scale of mineral hardness.

Description: A large unusual dome cut Nigerian tourmaline with a lot of facets, this gemstone is mostly a light green with a touch of orange radiating out from the center.
Size: 7ct, 10.5mm
Clarity & Grade: IF(flawless)
Treatments: None
Price: $1600.00 (USD)

Description: A pretty mint blue/green mostly blue Nigerian tourmaline cut in a bright custom trilliant design. This stone has some faintly eye visible inclusions which do not spoil the beauty of the gem but it has been discounted accordingly because of that.
Size: 2.4ct, 9mm
Clarity & Grade: SI
Treatments: None
Price: $850.00 (USD)

Description: A very unusual and beautiful steely bottle green Nigerian tourmaline with a hint of blue, this stone is cut in a one of a kind custom design and is flawless.
Size: 5.12ct, 11.9x9.5mm
Clarity & Grade: IF (Flawless)
Treatments: None
Price: $2200.00 (USD)

Description: A superb well matched set of Nigerian tourmalines cut from the same rough piece. The color is a medium pink to hot pink,very clean except for one tiny exterior spot on one stone. These would make stunning earrings or double ring stones.
Size: 4.0 ct, 8.7x6.4mm
Clarity & Grade: VS
Treatments: None
Price: $1600.00 (USD)

Description: A rich orange Nigerian tourmaline cut in a unique custom round design. This large gem is very clean to flawless and would make a stunning pendant or ring stone.
Size: 11.85ct, 14mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS - IF
Treatments: None
Price: $7100.00 (USD)

Description: A flawless rare rubelite tourmaline cut in a unique design.
This natural untreated material is from an old Nigerian stock early nineties private collection and rarely seen these days as the mines have not produced any more of this beautiful material. The stone is a hot pink/purple with a hint of peach highlights.
Size: 6.1ct, 12.75mm x 11.35mm
Clarity & Grade: Flawless
Treatments: None
Price: $7320.00 (USD)

Description: A medium hot pink slight purple rubelite from old nineties Nigerian stock. I was fortunate enough to obtain a couple pieces of this fine material which is now quite rare as there have been no new finds.
Size: 1.5ct, 7.4mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $1500.00 (USD)

Description: A Nigerian mint green tourmaline cut in a custom checker rectangle.
Size: 0.9ct, 7.7mm x 4.4mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $150.00 (USD)

Description: A blue/green Nigerian indicolite tourmaline cut in a custom design which has a brilliant pavilion and a step crown; this outstanding gem is very bright and priced to move!
Size: 1.5ct, 8mm x 5.75mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $750.00 (USD)

Description: A medium to hot pink Oyo Nigerian tourmaline cut in a deep barion trilliant design. This stone is is a good size, clean and really pops visually. Images taken in fluorescent and natural light.
Size: 4.7 ct,10.7 mm
Clarity & Grade: VS
Treatments: None
Price: $2820.00 (USD)

Description: A strong, medium Nigerian rubelite tourmaline cut in a very different checker top cushion. This stone has a hot pink/red/purple color to it however the purple doesn't show in this picture. Very clean material and rare in this size.
Size: 5.2 ct, 10.3 mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $2500.00 (USD)

Description: An exquisite golden yellow tourmaline with a subtle touch of orange from Congo cut in a high performance very bright oval. This beautiful gemstone shows minimal extinction and glows even in low light. An unusual, flawless gem that looks even better than the image shows.
Size: 4.77 cts, 11.7 mm x10.0 mm
Clarity & Grade: IF (Flawless)
Treatments: None
Price: $2350.00 (USD)

Description: A very lively and unusual orange/yellow Nigerian tourmaline cut in a unique barion oval checker. This gemstone would be perfect for a large ring or pendant stone.
Size: 5.70 ct 13.0 mm x 10.3 mm
Clarity & Grade: IF (Flawless)
Treatments: None
Price: $1995.00 (USD)

Description: A very attractive red/pink Cameroon tourmaline cut in a bright barion oval. This beautiful stone changes from a medium pink/red in daylight to a vivid red/pink in artificial lighting. The lighter toned pictures shown here are in natural lighting.
Size: 2.2 ct, 9.0 mm x 7.0 mm
Clarity & Grade: VS
Treatments: None
Price: $1100.00 $880 (USD)

Description: An emerald green/blue Afghan tourmaline cut in a bright lively rectangle. Unfortunately pictures just can't do this stone justice. It has a small blue band in the center of the stone.
Size: 2.53 ct,9.7 mm x 6.72 mm
Clarity & Grade: VS
Treatments: None
Price: $1175.00 (USD)

Description: A pure blue Nigerian indicolite tourmaline cut in an unusual bar/step cut.
Size: 1.76 ct, 8.38 mm x 5.61 mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $704.00 (USD)

Description: A hot pink Nigerian tourmaline set. One stone has slight yellow accents on edge which are unnoticeable with the naked eye.
Size: 2.50 ct, 7.0 mm
Clarity & Grade: VVS
Treatments: None
Price: $650.00 (USD)