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ID: 2824745 pcs
thumb image of 5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Tourmaline (ID: 282474)
5.02 ct Tourmaline
6.7 x 5.8 mm
$ 50.20
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ID: 2824824 pcs
thumb image of 5.5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Tourmaline (ID: 282482)
5.48 ct Tourmaline
8.1 x 6.3 mm
$ 54.80
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ID: 2824784 pcs
thumb image of 4.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Tourmaline (ID: 282478)
4.66 ct Tourmaline
6.9 x 6.1 mm
$ 46.66
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ID: 2695871 pcs
thumb image of 0.8ct Oval Cabochon Yellowish Green Tourmaline (ID: 269587)
0.75 ct Tourmaline
6 x 5.1 mm
$ 7.50
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ID: 2824834 pcs
thumb image of 4.4ct Oval Cabochon Green Tourmaline (ID: 282483)
4.44 ct Tourmaline
7.3 x 6.2 mm
$ 44.44
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ID: 4729362 pcs
thumb image of 65.9ct Carved Flower Cabochon Multicolor Tourmaline (ID: 472936)
65.90 ct Tourmaline
35.5 x 25.2 mm
$ 659.00
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ID: 2824725 pcs
thumb image of 5.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Tourmaline (ID: 282472)
5.25 ct Tourmaline
7 x 6 mm
$ 52.50
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ID: 4727251 pcs
thumb image of 3.4ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Green Tourmaline (ID: 472725)
3.37 ct Tourmaline
15.2 x 10.3 mm
$ 33.70
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ID: 4726421 pcs
thumb image of 10.9ct Carved Flower Cabochon Bi-color Tourmaline (ID: 472642)
10.85 ct Tourmaline
19.4 x 18.2 mm
$ 108.50
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ID: 4727181 pcs
thumb image of 12.5ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Greenish Blue Tourmaline (ID: 472718)
12.50 ct Tourmaline
20.6 x 20.5 mm
$ 125.00
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ID: 4726411 pcs
thumb image of 4.7ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Yellowish Green Tourmaline (ID: 472641)
4.72 ct Tourmaline
18.4 x 10.1 mm
$ 47.20
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ID: 4728421 pcs
thumb image of 3.3ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Bi-color Tourmaline (ID: 472842)
3.33 ct Tourmaline
14.7 x 10 mm
$ 33.30
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ID: 4726351 pcs
thumb image of 6.9ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Bi-color Tourmaline (ID: 472635)
6.86 ct Tourmaline
19.2 x 9.9 mm
$ 68.60
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ID: 4728392 pcs
thumb image of 24ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Blue Tourmaline (ID: 472839)
23.97 ct Tourmaline
25.5 x 19.6 mm
$ 239.70
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ID: 4727191 pcs
thumb image of 4.9ct Carved Leaf Cabochon Bi-color Tourmaline (ID: 472719)
4.89 ct Tourmaline
17.9 x 14.1 mm
$ 48.90
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ID: 4728352 pcs
thumb image of 5.6ct Carved Shell Cabochons Yellowish Green Tourmaline (ID: 472835)
5.56 ct Tourmaline
13.4 x 11.5 mm
$ 55.60
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Tourmaline Cabochons
Tourmaline is one of the most versatile gemstone groups available today. The name 'tourmaline' is thought to be derived from 'turamali', a Sinhalese word which translates as a 'stone with various colors'. Most fine quality tourmaline is faceted to bring out its desirable qualities, particularly in the shape of elongated bars. It is rare to find tourmaline cut en cabochon because of its elongated crystal habit. Although many sellers do offer tourmaline cabochons, rarely will they be high quality gems. Most cabs are cut from inferior material, though there are exceptions to this, especially when it comes to tourmaline which exhibits cat's eye chatoyancy. Cat's eye tourmaline is always cut en cabochon in order to bring out the desirable cat's eye effect.

Multicolor and bicolor tourmaline will often be cut into cabs or slices to showcase its characteristic and attractive color zoning, such as with red, green and white color-zoned watermelon tourmaline. Technically, cabochons are not actually 'cut', but rather shaped and then polished. Before the times of faceting, all gemstones were worked into cabochons or into gem carvings. Cabochons lack facets, though some mixed-cuts can feature a flat bottom with a faceted domed top, such as the 'rose-cut'. Tourmaline cabochons can be formed into any shape, but oval cabs are most common. Tourmaline combines affordability with good hardness (7 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale) and excellent durability (it has no cleavage). Tourmaline gems form in an astonishing array of colors, including bicolor and multicolor crystals. The best quality tourmaline should have strong color saturation, excellent clarity and an attractive vitreous luster.
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