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Rare & Beautiful: Gifts of the Earth and Sea

19th December 2016 // By Manon Crespi

Paraiba Tourmalines range in color from vivid, neon blues to green. They are found in Brazil, Mozambique and Nigeria. Paraiba is very rare tourmaline. It was discovered in the state of Paraiba, Brazil, where today the supply is already nearly depleted. It is believed that copper plays a part in the unique coloration of this stone.

Gregg Ruth 18K white and rose gold earrings with 6.90 carats oval Paraiba, 1.91 carats white diamonds and .40 carats pink diamonds, $91,727, greggruth.com.