Watermelon Tourmaline Ring in 14k Gold and Sterling Silver
Beautiful, vibrant Watermelon Tourmaline set in 14k gold bezel with 14k gold twist wire edge on sterling silver band. This one of a kind statement ring is a perfect ring for Valentine's Day or an October birthday. This watermelon tourmaline measures 10mm x 9.5mm. The 14k gold bezel is 4mm wide. The sterling silver rectangular band is 3mm wide and is stamped with the Sanskrit symbol for "breathe". This watermelon tourmaline is mostly a deep raspberry pink but there is a delicate line of dark green on the edge. Tourmaline is a crystal gem and in some of the photos, it may look like there is some unevenness on the surface, but if you check the side views, it is completely smooth.
Tourmaline was originally discovered in 1554 by Francisco Spinoza and dubbed it "Brazilian Emerald". It is also found in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, Burma (Myanmar), Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and the United States (California and Maine). Several African countries have recently become big producers of gem Tourmaline, specifically Madagascar, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Nigeria, and Malawi. Tourmaline is one of the birthstones for October, opal being the other.
Watermelon tourmaline is a rarer variety of tourmaline that can have three different colors in the same crystal - green , pink and white. The color in the watermelon tourmaline occurs naturally which is a rare occurrence in nature. Watermelon tourmaline is said to attract love, balance the male and female energies while the green parts feeds your life force and the pink harmonizes it.
This ring will arrive in a beautiful gift box with a free polishing cloth. Like all my jewelry, it comes with a lifetime warranty. If it ever needs a repair, just send it to me and I will fix it and send it back to you at no charge.