Tourmaline has variety of colours, creating different shade and hue, determine by the chemical composition. In the world of tourmaline gemstone, different colour have inspired their own trade names;
Chromium-rich – variety of green to intense green commonly known as Chrome Tourmaline.
Iron-rich – light to dark blue, or greenish blue commonly known as Indicolite Tourmaline.
Magnesium-rich – brown, red, pink, purplish, commonly known as Rublite Tourmaline.
Copper-rich – neon-blue or green, commonly known as Paraiba Tourmaline.
Bi-coloured and multicolour are common, reflect variation of fluid chemistry during crystallization.
Investment in Tourmaline?
Tourmaline is one of the most popular of gems among collectors, because it is usually affordable and has a variety of colours as mentioned above. They are good alternative to many expensive gemstones such as chrome tourmaline to tsavorite and emerald. The most popular ones are pink and red, however beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Do share with us your preferred colour and cut.
The colours are due to the complexity of chemical composition, which provide a range of colours to meet all fashion demand. Tourmaline crystals are often included and cloudy, which puts a premium on clean loupe gemstones, especially those over above 5 carats in size.
Tourmaline of large sizes (10 carats and above) are collectors preferred choice, as they are commonly use to customised fine jewelleries. In GIOIA Fine Jewellery we have done a bespoke collection of rubelite earring and ring set. Red carpet jewellery, a limelight in the dinner ball.
Every design is truly unique and one-of-a-kind. In GIOIA Fine Jewellery, it is not just a purchase of jewellery, we believe that the jewellery should customised and couture to your style. More of our latest update in the Highlights.