05 Feb Tourmaline Gemstone
Tourmaline is a semi precious gemstone, it is found in a wide range of colors. It is a very popular gemstone due to its wide range of colors. All these different colors can be classified by different names.
It is mainly found in many parts of Africa and Brazil. It is also found in Asia like Pakistan, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and also India.
Tourmaline is considered as the birthstone for the October month along with Opal. It is also used as the stone for the eighth anniversary. People use to gift Tourmaline’s rings, pendants, Bangles and Jewelry to their loved ones or someone born in the month of October.
Tourmaline is a good stone as it measures 7 to 7.5 in the scale of hardness, so it is quite hard and free of scratches.
Tourmaline Gemstone is found naturally in many colors hence it is not created artificially in lab. Many people try to sell some coloured glass or crystal quartz in the name of Tourmaline. As it is quite hard so it cannot be scratched easily, so if a stone has scratches then it might not be tourmaline.
There are 4 C’s that one needs to look at before buying any tourmaline Gmestone. These are Colour, Cut, Clarity and Carat. These 4 are the most important things to be taken care of .
First is color which decides the major price of any gemstone. It comes in very different colors and shades. There are some stones which comes in two or more colors often known as Bio Colored Tourmaline or Watermelon Tourmaline.
Next is Cut these are generally in Faceted Cut These stones are cuted in such a way as to enhance color and reduce wastage.
Third one is clarity, most of the stones comes with slightly in clusions or bubbles in them but there are some stones which are loop clean and are considered as more valuable. There is a shortage of such stones and the prices are also too high.
And last is Carat, this decides the total price of a stone. Carat is basically weight of the stone as 1 carat equals to 0.20 Gram. The price of a stone is measured as per carat. So, the total weight will be calculated as price multiply by carat weight if the stone.
Tourmaline is a hard, durable stone. However, the life of a stone depends on how well it is kept.
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