Indicolite Tourmaline, 12.20 ct., Emerald-Cut, Deep Indigo blue
12.20 carat Indicolite Tourmaline, Classic, Deep Indigo With Hints of Peacock Blue
Gem Type - Indicolite Tourmaline
Weight - 12.20 carats
Color - Textbook quality indicolite blue. This gem is stunning. Often mounted with diamonds and open-work to allow maximum light To reach the gem. The deep blue with a slight metallic look is what makes this gem a classic treasure favored by the elite. The evening water of Venice.
Cut - A marvelous precision, master-cut, modified rectangular, emerald cut, hand faceted. With proper mounting it would reach knuckle to knuckle. We can suggest a jeweler with expertise at high end tourmaline and award winning designs using this gem type.
Origin - Brazil. A preferred origin for indicolite tourmaline. The gems have a velvety darkness that flashes the brilliant steely blue beautifully when mounted by a jeweler familiar with the gem.
Notes- This is textbook quality and color. Gems are rated as daytime or evening gems and Indicolite is an evening gem showing its true beauty when mounted in white gold or platinum with white (colorless) D-G color diamonds and in a beautifully lit room. Think of James Bond and the gorgeous woman beside him could easily be wearing such a gem at her villa in Venice.