Rare Green & Red Gem Watermelon Tourmaline Crystal Slice Silver Pendant From Brazil - 0.8" - 1.37 Grams

An exceptionally beautiful polished slice of watermelon tourmaline silver pendant, with the characteristic grass-green outer rind and rich, saturated red interior "flesh."
When backlit, the piece is stunning--and the colors are vivid enough to show with ordinary lighting as well. Slices of watermelon tourmaline pendant like this are seldom available, and this is a particularly lovely one.
Location: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: .3 x 1.4 x 0.3 Centimeters with bail
Weight: 1.37 Grams

Interesting Fact: The term tourmaline was derived from the Singhalese phrase tura mali, meaning "stone mixed with vibrant colours", and the watermelon prefix refers to the unique colour combination that resembles the fruit of the same name.