This necklace features a stunning 6.63 carat watermelon tourmaline! The gem bears a deep green color that transitions to a light green and eventually to a light pink. The gem bears unique inclusions that make its appearance even more interesting. It is set in a delicate 18 inch sterling silver chain with a spring clasp.
The gemstone set in this necklace is natural and has not been treated to improve color or clarity.
Approximate Gem Weight: 6.63 carats
MM Size: 11.0 x 10.2 mm
Chain Length: 18 inches
Shape: Square Emerald
Handmade in the USA
About Tourmaline Gems:
Tourmaline is one of the rare gems that occurs in virtually every color of the rainbow - right from vivid violets all the way to deep red rubellites. This special gem is a Type 3 gem, meaning it will almost always have visible inclusions. These inclusions give the gem deep character and uniqueness. Tourmaline is the birth stone for those born in October.
A distinctive quality of tourmaline gems is the presence of two or more colors in a gem. Gems possessing these qualities are referred to as "bicolored" or "tricolored" gems. Watermelon tourmaline is one such example. Bearing the colors often seen in watermelons - pink and green!