Green Tourmaline Gemstones
Octagonal – 1 to 5 Carats
This is the green tourmaline I would show the world if they did not like green tourmaline. It has everything right and the vibrant green is wonderful for Elbaite. I differentiate this green from the more saturated green power of Chrome tourmaline because they are different. I personally think that both exceptional greens are first class. This GEM weighs a fine 4.45 carats. (copper bearing tourmaline also has a great green.)
This smaller emerald cut has steeply cut ends to minimize the darkness that comes from having a closed principle axis. Its spicy green color has more yellow in it than many green tourmaline. It appears to be eye clean and be quite transparent, where the closed ends do effect the stone. It weighs1.70 carats.
This green emerald cut is only moderately dichroic. The yellower principle axis doesn't display itself very much because of the long ratio of the emerald cut and the narrower dimensions of the gemstone. Since both dichroic colors are nice bright colors, the eye clean stone's ratios are result