Paraiba Tourmaline

Paraiba Tourmaline owns its name to the location where it was first found in 1989 at Salgadinho, Paraíba state, northeast of Brazil. The biggest production happened between 1989 and 1991 when 10.000 to 15.000 Gr of fine gems were extracted. Nowadays, the production does not exceed 100gr of this gem per month. Paraiba Tourmaline is colored by cooper and manganese, which is responsible for its main characteristic: electric or neon blue color. It can also be found in different colors like emerald green, turquoise, sky blue, indigo, sapphire blue, and lilac. Lately, Nigeria and Madagascar are the biggest producers of this rare variety of Tourmaline.

Paraiba Tourmaline