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    Gemstone: Paraíba Tourmaline - 1.28 Cts.
    Paraíba
    Brazil

    This stunning Paraíba Tourmaline displays the coveted and beautiful blueish-green hue the prized material is known for the world over. From the type locaity for the variety, this oval gemstone displays highly saturated color and nice luster. The gem is accompanied by AGL certificate #1107672 stating there are NO signs of heat meaning this stone is all natural. The "cert" also designates the origin as Brazil making it that much more valuable. This incredible stone not only is unheated, which is rare, but it also happens to be a true Brazilian Paraíba. There are some visible inclusions, which are to be expected with Tourmalines. Overall, this showstopper is in pristine condition. As the material from Brazil is harder and harder to find, examples from the original locality represent much more of an acquisition opportunity.
    Measurements: 8.55 x 5.70 x 3.58 mm, 1.28 cts.

    Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection

    Accompanied by AGL Certificate #1107672


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    24th Monday
    Auction Dates
    September
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    81 Days
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    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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