Watermelon Tourmaline earrings | Yellow and White Gold with Flower (sold out)
- Available: Made to order (2-3 weeks)
- Unique No: 930
Unique earrings with a beautiful rare Tourmaline that has 3 Colours in one crystal.
It's the most valuable Watermelon-Tourmaline. Very sweet to look at.
It is comforted by a substantial 9ct Yellow Gold frame all around it and dangles on an ear stud
that is also handmade of 9ct White Gold. The stud also crowns a small flower.
The watermelon tourmaline is a rare Tourmaline variety that displays three different colors in the same crystal - green (the skin of the watermelon), pink (the sweet fruit) and white (the rind).
The colours of the watermelon tourmaline occur 100% naturally, being a rare occurence in nature.
If you were born in October the Tourmaline is your birthstone.
Its name comes from the Sinhalese (Sri Lankan) word 'tura mali', meaning 'the stone of mixed colours'.
Tourmaline is available from black to bluish black, dark brown, yellow, medium brown, blue to neon blue, lime to dark forest green, red and reddish purple, yellow, pink and colourless.
The most expensive ones are the blue Indicolite, the green Verdelite and the pink Rubellite.
Tourmalines are usually given on 8th Wedding Anniversaries.