CUT - This Gem was brilliantly cut by our top United States Trained and certified, award-winning gem-cutter.
WEIGHT- 7.16 carats, over benchmark 7 Carat size
SIZE - 16.03 x 7.03 x 6.09 mm
COLOR - MInd-blowing, true- popsicle - blue, cerulean blue, tourmaline entering Paraiba color range but has not been checked for copper during the 2012 certification, Finest untreated true blue we have had! This gem has a subtle green secondary hue almost indistinguishable to the human eye. It is extremely close to true blue the rarest color of tourmaline.
CLARITY - VVS1 but might easily rate flawless it is so clean and free of inclusions.
LUSTER - Exceptional!
ORIGIN - Afghanistan
TREATMENT - NONE, no heat or any other treatment and comes with gemological certificate we will send to buyer.
HARDNESS - 7.0 to 7.5 on the MOHS scale. Hard enough for daily weather jewelry.
We are listing for this exceptional 7.16 carat flawless neon blue tourmaline cut masterfully into an emerald cut by a master gem-cutter with precision hand faceting. This color is top textbook quality blue and very rare especially in this size and clarity. The most beautiful blue tourmaline we have ever encountered especially in a gem this eye-clean.
This is ready for the highest end mounting materials and would be beautiful mounted in platinum and surrounded by tapered baguette or round, colorless diamonds.
Certfied, untreated and the buyer will receive the certification. Certification is by GCI (Gemological Consultancy International) wand has photograph of gem on th report. No treatments discovered and is 100% Natural, earth mined untreated blue tourmaline.
Compare this blue to any indicolite or Paraiba to determine just how high the standard is on this remarkable untreated gem. You may never have a chance at a gem like this again under 10,000.00. We reserve the right to raise the price at anytime prior to purchase. We have found a similar gem selling for 2600.00 per carat.