Indicolite tourmalines (tourmalines with blue in them) are rare. Indicolites that are pure blue (that have no green in them) are extremely rare and indicolites that also are a Paraiba (contains copper and manganese) from Mozambique are the rarest.
This is one has a gorgeous navy blue color with a [fat] pear shape. We surrounded it with colorless diamonds and added a comfort gallery, all in solid 18K white gold with an 18K white gold chain.
Please note: The chain is included with this pendant.
Natural Indicolite Paraiba Tourmaline
Weight: 5.76 carats
Cut: Fancy Pear Cut
Size (Diameter x Depth): 13 x 11 x 6.70 mm
Color: Royal Navy Blue (no green)
Treatment: NONE, No Heat or Other Treatment
Metal: Solid 18K White Gold
Diamonds: .35 Total Carat Weight (approx.)
Chain: 18K White Gold, 18" Long
Clasp: Lobster Clasp (please note that we add a removable 14K magnetic clasp for convenience)
*This gemstone comes with certification of its authenticity.
About Paraiba Tourmalines
Paraiba Tourmalines were first discovered in the 1980s in Brazil. Today, most of the Paraiba Tourmaline is mined in Mozambique. Paraibas are copper-bearing and because of this, they absolutely become neon in any kind of lighting. Besides copper, the German Foundation for Gemstone Research has also found gold content within Paraiba Tourmaline, equaling to about 8.6 parts per every million.
Legend and Lore* - Tourmaline is only gemstone that can absorb and streamline electrical charge-( energy). Used by most healers and spiritualists. In addition to the general properties of Tourmaline (Cleansing and purifying, grounds spiritual energy, clears chakras, forms protective shield), Blue Tourmaline or Indicolite activates the throat and third eye chakras specifically. It aids in psychic awareness and promotes visions. It opens the way for service to others. Assists in boosting the immune system.
*The information provided above is for entertainment purposes only. It is based on centuries of folklore, well before the age of modern medicine. It is not meant as actual medical information, fact or advice in any way.