Stunning Large Carved Rubellite Tourmaline
Lot 1141
Stunning Large Carved Rubellite Tourmaline
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
Property of a New York Collector

Stunning Large Carved Rubellite Tourmaline
Brazil
It has become very difficult to find rubellites with strong color in such a large size. Hand-carved in India, decorated to the front with a carving of three lotus flowers and to the reverse with a stylized single lotus blossom, the quality of the tourmaline used in this rich deep purplish pink tourmaline is exceptional.
Weighing approximately 220.5 carats, height 4.3cm
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