Paraiba Tourmaline and Diamond RingR14129
Paraiba tourmaline 4.51cts, full cut diamonds 2.11cts, marquise diamonds 0.96/2pcs, 18K gold
A striking marquise-shaped paraiba tourmaline taking the stage, with full cut diamonds surrounding it, creating an overall elongated look. Two marquise diamonds accentuate the piece on either side of the shank. This ring is set in yellow gold.
Color: Green, White
***Introduced to the trade at the Tucson Gem Show in 1990, initial skepticism about this spectacular stone was replaced by awe when the sales jumped from $250 a carat to $2,500 in six days. No stone in generations, perhaps ever, had seen such a swift acceleration in value and caused such a buzz at an international trade event. ***