Indicoliet 4.97 ct*
Clear teal blue indicolite with a beautiful sparkle. This blue tourmaline has a slightly lighter shade than usual for indicolite. This makes the stone extra lively. An asset to any type of jewellery.
View our jewelery for inspiration on how you can have this gemstone set by us in a piece of jewelery of your choice.
Weight: 4,97 ct
Size (mm): 9,79 x 9,25 x 6,26
Grinding form: Emerald cut
Certificate: House certificate
Product number: 100926
This stone is free of visible inclusions to the naked eye. This stone is completely natural and untreated.
This stone is suitable for use in all jewellery.
The name of this blue tourmaline comes from Sinhala and means "blue stone". Indicolite owes its beautiful color to traces of iron. Blue tourmalines are most valuable when they display an intense, clear, radiant blue and are not too dark. Pure blue indicolites are extremely rare and highly sought after by collectors. Location also plays a role. Some sites produce much better than average material. The best stones come from Brazil and Namibia. Unfortunately, blue tourmalines that are sometimes more green than blue are sold as indicolites. Indicolite should not be confused with Paraiba tourmaline which can also be blue. Paraiba tourmaline has a much lighter shade that has traces of copper and manganese as a color cause.
When looking at indicolites, the lighting conditions are also important in this context. The color of this tourmaline is best assessed in neutral daylight. Under the light of lamps, the same stone often has a darker shade.
Indicolites are usually transparent and stones over 5 carats of clear color are precious. Larger stones absorb so much light that they become very dark and therefore unattractive. Blue tourmalines come from Brazil, Namibia, Madagascar, Congo and Nigeria.
High quality indicolites are highly sought after collectible stones and are ideal for all types of jewelry. Top quality indicolites are also an excellent investment.
Indicoliet 4.97 ct*
Informatie over de