Trilogy tourmaline ring in white gold 18 karats (750). Ring centred with an important pink tourmaline, also called rubellite, rectangular fancy cut. The rubellite has a beautiful raspberry-pink colour with a dark red undertone. The gem is framed by two fancy-cut green tourmalines, also called verdelites. French ring, circa 1990, Parisian work.
Eagle head hallmark and illegible goldsmith’s hallmark
Finger size : 54 UE or 6.75 US (possible sizing)
Dimensions of the ring head : 12 x 14 x 6 mm
Estimated rubellite weight : 3.52 carat
Estimated weight of the verdelites : 0.39 carat each
Condition : Scratches from use
Weight : 7 gr
Gemological point: Tourmaline is a gemstone that can present all the colours of the rainbow. Here are the names of some particular tourmalines: rubellite (bright pink to red), dravite (yellow to brown), verdelite (light to dark green), indicolite (deep indigo blue), shörl (black), elbaite: multicoloured, watermelon tourmaline (green and pink) and finally archite: (colourless) A gem such as Paraiba tourmaline, with a neon blue or turquoise colour and a hint of green, can sometimes be very valuable due to its great rarity.