Rare Watermelon Tourmaline 925 Sterling Silver Pendant From Brazil - 1"

An exceptionally beautiful faceted Watermelon Tourmaline 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. Piece of Watermelon Tourmaline pendant like this are seldom available, and this is a particularly lovely one.
Set in 925 sterling silver. The stone is 15 x 7mm in size.
Weigh: 2 Grams Combined
Location: Pederneira claim, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Size: 2.4 Centimeters long with bail

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.