Chrome Tourmaline from East Africa is a very attractive shade of green which derives it’s unique coloration from the presence of chromium or vanadium. The prices of tourmaline vary tremendously, depending on the variety and quality. Most expensive are the Paraiba tourmalines, which may reach tens of thousands of dollars per carat. Chrome tourmalines, rubellites and fine bi-color gemstones may sell for as much as thousand dollars per carat or more. More @ www.multicolour.com and #gemstones
JAR Paris. A PAIR OF UNUSUAL MULTI-GEM EAR-PENDANTS, BY JAR. Each designed as a briolette-cut green tourmaline to the pav-set tourmaline and sapphire boule top suspended from a single-cut diamond hoop, mounted in silver and 18K gold, in a JAR pink leather fitted case. Signed JAR. Price Realized $62,614 / Estimate $14,561 - $21,842 [C. PRIVATE COLLECTION - 17 May 1999 - Geneva]
14kt yellow gold 3 ring stackable set consisting of a ring with a princess cut Padparadschah (created) Sapphire, a ring with a long rectanguar Blue topaz and a tall ring with a Green Tourmaline with pave' diamonds and a white pearl. Please call for individual ring prices.
Gemmy crystal of tri-colored Elbaite with a Quartz at top! This fat crystal begins with a dark green base. The dark green changes over to an pretty grassy-green near its midpoint and eventually to a raspberry-pink at the top termination. This specimen has a lot going for it for the size, including a pink Tourmaline attachment along the left side. Measures 4.7 cm by 3.5 cm by 3 cm in total size. Listed Price $895