• ten gemstones rarer than diamond - paraiba ring

    ba Tourmaline – Natural, Faceted, Blue

    With exceptional and rare color, this paraíba tourmaline center stone lives up to its hype. Its high copper content creates a bright blue color with secondary purple hues. When viewed under magnification, the stone's colors can be intense. This gem originated in the first vein to be mined. Photo courtesy of Shelly Sergent, Somewhere in the Rainbow collection.

    Article: Ten Gemstones Rarer than Diamond

    Credit: Somewhere in the Rainbow collection

    GemstoneTourmaline, Paraíba Tourmaline
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeRing
    Gem StateFaceted