1.97ct Red Raspberry Tourmaline, Africa
Pavillion recut by Dan Stair, crown “commerical” cut by a U.S. lapidary.
Treatment: Possible radiation
8.15 x 7.10 x 4.77 mm
A brilliant, top color rubellite from Africa. Eye clean with some very small fingerprint inclusions. Shifts from reddish-pink outdoors to raspberry indoors. This piece may have been irradiated. The treatment is both undetectable and permanent, so we cannot be certain.