DescriptionFINE GEMSTONE: ELBAITE TOURMALINE - 17.39 CT.
Originally discovered on the island of Elba in the Tuscany region of Italy - best known as the exiled home of Napoleon Bonaparte - Elbaite, a colorful variety of Tourmaline, is found all over the world in numerous colors. This flawless example from Nigeria is an oval cut natural gemstone with a step cut pavilion and a brilliant crown. As with most Nigerian Tourmalines, there is more than one color as this natural "dichroic" mineral has a deep, purplish-red hue. This rich in color Tourmaline gemstone is in very pristine condition.
Measurements: 19.0 x 13.4 mm, 17.39 cts.
Offered at no reserve.
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