SOLD Neon Blue, 7.16 ct. Color shift to Indigo, or Indicolite Tourmaline, Flawless, Afghanistan, Step Emerald Cut
SOLD Neon Blue Indicolite Tourmaline, 7.16 ct. Blue, VVS1 Clarity, Afghanistan, Step-Emerald Cut , Precision Cut
GEM TYPE - Neon Blue Indicolite Tourmaline,
SHAPE - Rectangular Octagon
CUT - Precision faceted, emerald style step cut
WEIGHT - 7.16 carats, over benchmark 7 Carat size
SIZE - 16.03 x 7.03 x 6.09 mm
COLOR - Neon Blue, (sometimes called popsicle blue, electric blue, or cerulean blue with a rare color shift to Indigo (Indicolite) range which is stunning. (See photos), Finest untreated, “true bright blue,” unheated tourmaline we have had in a long time under 3000.00+ per carat Paraiba. Bright blue is always very rare in untreated tourmaline. Top color!
CLARITY - Flawless
LUSTER - Exceptional
ORIGIN - Afghanistan
TREATMENT - Untreated, no heat and the buyer will receive the certification. No treatments and gem is 100% natural, earth-mined, blue tourmaline.
CERTIFIED - Certification is by GCI (Gemological Consultancy International) and has photograph of gem on the report (see photos), No treatment, 100% natural, earth mined blue tourmaline.
HARDNESS - 7.0 to 7.5 on the MOHS scale. Hard enough for daily wear jewelry.
RARITY - Very Rare, 4th benchmark size at over 7 carats. Flawless clarity and extremely bright neon blue. Bright blue is very rare in tourmaline. Cerulean blue to indigo (Indicolite) color shift adds to the rarity. Artisan jewelers dream. cerulean blue is associated with exotic lagoons in exotic places. Remind her, (or him,) if the beach, the water, and you.
NOTES - This color is textbook quality Neon Blue which shifts to a classic Indicolite (Indigo) in some light situations. Performs well in all light. The most beautiful non-Paraiba blue tourmaline we have ever encountered, especially in a gem with such high clarity.
This gem is ready for high-end mounting, and would be a great size for a men’s or women’s ring or pendant. It would be beautiful mounted in platinum and surrounded by tapered baguette or mounted as center gem between two triangular or baguettes in white or pink/yellow pastel range diamonds. Inspiring gem. Artistic Jeweler’s dream.
Buyer will receive the certification with the gem.