Lot 130
Platinum, Paraiba Tourmaline, and Diamond Ring, A. Jaffe
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Centering on a prong set pear modified brilliant cut paraiba tourmaline (11.40 x 7.10 x 5.56mm) weighing approximately 2.36 carats, the scrolled gallery and shoulders with bead set full cut round diamonds weighing approximately .38 total carat (G-H color, VS clarity), stamped for platinum and signed A. Jaffe, top of shank with maker's mark and inset diamond melee. With GIA Report #2211640657 stating Geographic Origin as Mozambique and that "this copper and manganese bearing tourmaline may be called "paraiba tourmaline" in the trade. The name "paraiba" comes from the Brazilian locality where this gem was first mined; however, today it may come from several localities."

Ring size 7.75

5.9 dwt.

GIA Report #2211640657 dated May 03, 2021

Private Collection, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Tourmaline displays a blueish green hue, medium tone and strong saturation.

Good condition.

$1,500 - 3,400