GIA Certified 2.83 ctw Paraiba Tourmaline & Diamond Ring in 18K White Gold
This beautiful ring features a RARE natural Paraìba tourmaline set in a solid 18 karat white gold and diamond setting.
GIA Report # 2201290123
The natural Paraìba tourmaline cabochon has an electric greenish blue color and weighs exactly 2.18 carats.
In 1988, extremely saturated, vivid blue and green tourmalines were discovered in Paraíba, Brazil. Paraíba tourmaline colors include neon blue, blue-green, greenish blue, green, mint green and rarely violet or purple. To be classified as Paraìba Tourmaline, the gem must be considered Medium Light to Medium Dark tone (4 to 6 on GIA's Scale) and Strong to Vivid color saturation (5 to 6 on GIA's Scale).
The mounting also contains a total of fourty (40) natural diamonds:
Two (2) baguette diamonds ≈ 0.15 ctw.
Thirty-eight (38) round brilliant cut diamonds ≈ 0.50 ctw.
Total diamond weight ≈ 0.65 ctw.
The two (2) baguette diamonds are set in custom millegrain bezels. Four (4) of the round brilliant cut diamonds are bezel set in the gallery of the ring (gallery also has millegrain detailing) while the remaining thirty-four (34) round brilliant cut diamonds are pavé-set down the split shanks using shared four prong bead settings.
The ring is not hallmarked but has been tested, and tests solid 18 karat white gold.
The ring is presently a size 5 1/4 and has a gross weight of 6.3 grams.
The ring will be accompanied by its corresponding GIA Tourmaline Origin Report & full 13-page Appraisal Report (with an estimated retail replacement value of $9,000.00).