This is truly a world class and totally awesome natural tourmaline from Afghanistan. It is a superb stone in every way, magnificent in it’s colour and clarity. It is complemented by cutting and polishing of the highest quality. This beautiful tourmaline represents an outstanding specimen of this type of stone. Large clean tourmalines of this caliber are rare and highly sort after as they are excellent investments or additions to any serious collection. The colour is a lovely and vivid combination of blue green which is a classic colour for Afghani tourmaline. The tourmaline from Afghanistan is considered to be among the best in the world and it has what is called an excellent “water”, which is a grading term relating to the quality of the gem’s luster, transparency, or “brilliance”.