Blue tourmaline (also known as Indicolite) oval weighing 3.13cts from the Malapa mine, Tanzania. Tourmaline is a gemstone noted for the large and unsurpassed range of colors in which it occurs, but blue is one of the rarest and most valuable color sought by collectors and connoisseurs throughout the world. Color of Indicolite (tourmaline) can vary from a light to a deep blue. Pure blue is the rarest.
A tourmaline and diamond ring, Nardi centering an elongated marquise-cut greenish blue tourmaline, weighing 6.92 carats, measuring approximately 33.50 x 6.40 x 5.30mm., completed by round brilliant-cut diamond shoulders; unsigned, attributed to Nardi; mounted in platinum.