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  • Diamond and Green Tourmaline Ring

    $2,079.95 Regular Price
    $1,455.97Sale Price

    SOLD. Beautiful 18k White Gold ring set with a 4.70 ct. green tourmaline center stone and .41 tcw of diamonds surround the tourmaline with sparkle. The ring is size 6.5 and can be re-sized for an additional charge.

    SKU: 150923RToG-001
    • Tourmaline

      Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of exciting colors. In fact, tourmaline has one of the widest color ranges of any gem species, occurring in various shades of virtually every hue.

      Hardness and Toughness

      Gem and mineral hardness is measured on the Mohs scale. The numbers are based on the relative ease or difficulty with which one mineral can be scratched by another. But the Mohs scale is deceptive. The steps between the minerals are not evenly spaced. For example, diamond is only one number away, but it’s many times harder than gems in the corundum family. Tourmaline ranks 7 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale. Its toughness is considered Fair.

      Stability

      Tourmaline is generally stable to light and isn’t affected by exposure to chemicals, but heat can damage a tourmaline. High heat can alter the color, and sudden temperature change (thermal shock) can cause fracturing.

      Care & Cleaning

      Warm, soapy water is the best method for cleaning tourmaline. The use of ultrasonic and steam cleaners is not recommended.