Watermelon tourmaline is a spectacular variety of polychrome tourmaline. Unique watermelon tourmalines are available for order in accordance with particular parameters and within the budget of the customer.
Watermelon tourmaline is one of the most spectacular varieties of polychrome tourmalines. Green-red colour of these tourmalines reminiscent of a watermelon in the section. Watermelon tourmalines are usually of two types - with a pink center and a green color on the edges or Vice versa - with a green heart and a pink frame. Depending on saturation and distribution of color in the stone, the samples are usually cut in the form of an elongated octagon or baguette. This cut allows you to show all the beauty of the color change. It is also important to note that the location of zoning relative to the direction of crystal growth can be along it and across.
Watermelon tourmaline with inclusions, lower quality jewelry is often cut in the form of "slices" (from the English. slice - slice) - thin plates of the mineral, with toleromune core and raw edges. These watermelon slices - "slices" is generally not used for making expensive jewelry and their cost is low. A large plate with a bright and beautiful color transition are often the object of desire for collectors. Beautiful examples of polychrome tourmalines mostly come onto the market from Brazil and Afghanistan.
Cost watermelon tourmaline
Watermelon tourmalines of high quality (visually clean and large samples with a pronounced color change) are widely used in jewelry. Clear price statistics on this unique form of polychromatic tourmaline no, because each instance is unique and not like another, so when pricing the dealers look at the distribution of color, its saturation, the presence of inclusions, the quality of the cut and how the cutter was "pull color." The weight of the stone is also an important factor in the price, unlike origin. Therefore, we give the approximate cost range, building on their experience and the latest market trends. The price on watermelon tourmaline gem quality with an average weight of 4-8 CT can be in the range of $150-450 per carat. Especially large and rare specimens are very rare and can cost much more, sometimes the cost to them is close to $1000 per carat.
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In our catalog you will always find excellent samples of polychrome watermelon tourmalines will be able to compare prices and to understand the approximate budget for future purchases.
To see this stone jewelry and articles with him, we invite you to visit our boutique in Central Moscow.
In addition to the stones available, our team is happy to offer a custom order. Based on your requirements and budget we will find you a beautiful polychrome watermelon tourmaline at the best price.
Also you can order the production of jewelry with this stone. Today we have one of the best jewelry shops of full cycle in Moscow.