Paraiba Tourmaline

Paraiba Tourmaline is a mesmerizing gemstone renowned for its vivid blue-green color. It is highly prized in the world of gemstones for its rarity and exceptional beauty.

Found primarily in the Brazilian state of Paraiba, this gem captivates with its intense hues and remarkable clarity. Its unique copper content gives it an unmistakable glow. Whether set in jewelry or admired in its raw form, Paraiba Tourmaline remains a coveted gem for collectors and gemstone enthusiasts worldwide.

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Arctic Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

1.96ct (PA1687)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $2,109.16
$4,133.95

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Arctic Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

1.52ct - 8x6mm (PA1683)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,549.23
$2,354.84

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Green Paraiba Tourmaline

3.77ct (PA1676)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $2,764.38
$10,421.72

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Seafoam Green Paraiba Tourmaline

6.55ct - 12x10mm (PA1227)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $555.56
$3,638.92

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Sky Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

1.07ct - 8x6mm (PA1667)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $393.64
$421.19

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Mist Green Paraiba Tourmaline

3.65ct (PA1666)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,110.48
$4,053.27

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Teal Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

1.34ct (PA1665)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $461.28
$618.11

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Mist Green Paraiba Tourmaline

0.47ct (PA1655)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $279.32
$131.28

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Mist Green Paraiba Tourmaline

1.49ct (PA1654)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $348.76
$519.65

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Teal Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

2.42ct (PA1653)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $531.74
$1,286.82

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Frost White Paraiba Tourmaline

0.83ct - 7x5mm (PA1644)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $164.76
$136.75

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Frost White Paraiba Tourmaline

1.80ct (PA1643)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $81.29
$146.32

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Pale Green Paraiba Tourmaline

2.78ct (PA1641)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $289.24
$804.09

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Pale Green Paraiba Tourmaline

2.29ct - 9mm (PA1640)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $440.71
$1,009.22

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Mint Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

5.57ct - 12mm (PA1638)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,934.88
$10,777.27

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Green Paraiba Tourmaline

2.03ct - 8mm (PA1637)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,238.83
$2,514.83

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Frost White Paraiba Tourmaline

3.18ct - 11x9mm (PA1636)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $314.78
$1,001.01

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Teal Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

2.64ct - 9x7mm (PA1635)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $3,594.35
$9,489.08

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Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

6.74ct (PA1580)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $3,863.90
$26,042.67

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Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

7.66ct (PA1579)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $3,863.46
$29,594.07

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Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

6.88ct (PA1577)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,327.35
$9,132.16

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Sky Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

16.04ct - 16mm (PA1550)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,104.49
$17,715.96

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Seafoam Green Paraiba Tourmaline

6.76ct (PA0738)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone GIA Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $5,518.15
$37,302.66

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Neon Blue Paraiba Tourmaline

27.13ct (PA0296)

Loose Paraiba Tourmaline Gemstone GRS Certified Paraiba Tourmaline
Paraiba Tourmaline price per carat $1,930.93
$52,386.19

LEARN MORE ABOUT PARAIBA TOURMALINE

Paraíba Tourmaline, known for its mesmerizing neon blue and green hues, is a truly captivating gemstone. Here's a detailed look at Paraíba Tourmaline, including its attributes, value, sources, properties, colors, and care

 

PARAIBA TOURMALINE ATTRIBUTES

Mineral Tourmaline (Elbaite)
Chemistry Na(Li1.5,Al1.5)Al6Si6O18(BO3)3(OH)4
Color Green - Blue
Refractive Index 1.624 - 1.644
Birefringence 0.018 - 0.040
Specific Gravity 3.06
Mohs Hardness 7.0 - 7.5
 

Paraíba Tourmaline Value

TWhen considering the purchase of Paraíba Tourmaline, the emphasis is often on the gem's color rather than its clarity. Prices can vary due to eye-visible inclusions found in natural Paraíba Tourmalines. The value is determined by the gem's purity, quality, and rarity. Natural Paraíba Tourmaline commands a higher price compared to synthetic or rough imitations.

 

Paraíba Tourmaline Colors

Paraíba Tourmaline boasts a vivid color palette that is difficult to replicate in other gemstones. The gem is renowned for its neon blue, bluish-green, greenish-blue, and violet hues. These colors are primarily attributed to the presence of copper and manganese in the gem's composition.

 

Paraíba Tourmaline Sources

The gem was initially discovered in Paraíba, Brazil, and Brazilian Paraíba Tourmaline remains highly sought after. Mozambique, Africa, is another significant source of Paraíba Tourmalines, producing deep blue or green stones with hints of purple. Nigeria is also known for high-quality Paraíba deposits.

 

Paraíba Tourmaline Properties

Paraíba Tourmaline exhibits unique properties that make it desirable for jewelry. It is hard and durable, ideal for everyday wear. It has a high refractive index, which results in remarkable sparkle and glitter when exposed to light. Heat treatment is common for Paraíba gemstones, especially Mozambique material, to enhance their color.

 

Paraíba Tourmaline Care:


Tourmaline jewelry is generally durable for everyday wear but should be treated with caution to avoid physical damage. Cleaning Paraíba Tourmalines can be done with warm soapy water and a soft cloth. Avoid harsh chemicals that may damage the gem. Store your Paraíba Tourmaline jewelry in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight to maintain its beauty. Protect it from scratches by using a soft cloth or jewelry box. Remove your jewelry before engaging in activities that may damage the stone, such as gardening or cleaning. Avoid applying lotions or perfumes directly onto the gem, as these substances can affect its appearance.