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A Tourmaline, Diamond and White Gold Ring
Set with an oval tourmaline weighing approximately 3.65 carats, to a band set with round diamonds weighing approximately 0.25 carat, mounted in 18k white gold
With report 1156512600 dated 26 June 2013 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that this copper and manganese bearing tourmaline may be called "paraiba tourmaline" in the trade

Size: 7 1/2
Tourmaline: measuring 10.32 x 8.65 x 6.67 mm, of a light tone of very slightly greenish blue, slightly included
Diamonds: F-H colour, VS1-SI1 clarity
Overall good condition

$2,200 – 2,600 CAD       $1,562 – 1,846 USD

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