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14K Strawberry Gold® Raspberry Rhodolite® 38.160 cts., Passion Fruit Tourmaline™ 15 3/8 cts. Earrings with Vanilla Diamonds® 2 cts. | SUSH 6
  • 14K Strawberry Gold® Raspberry Rhodolite® 38.160 cts., Passion Fruit Tourmaline™ 15 3/8 cts. Earrings with Vanilla Diamonds® 2 cts.

    Style #: SUSH 6
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PASSION FRUIT TOURMALINETM

Tourmaline as a gem has been around for centuries but until modern mineralogy, the dazzling colors of tourmaline were identified as another gem based on its coloring. Even the name given this gem, tourmaline, which comes from the Sri Lanka Sinhalese word "tura malli" meaning "mixed gems", identifies the confusion that surrounded the early days of this gem. Tourmaline is found in a rainbow of colors and various shades of each color - one of the widest color ranges found of any gem species. While all tourmaline colors share the same crystal structure, each color has its own set of complex elements that attribute to the color. In pink and red tourmaline, it is manganese.

Le Vian® Passion Fruit TourmalineTM is a specially selected pink tourmaline found in Brazil.

Pink Tourmaline in History: In the early 1900s tons of tourmaline were exported from Southern California to China to satisfy the Empress Dowager Tz'u His's craving for pink tourmaline, her favorite gemstone.

"Passion Fruit TourmalineTM brings a hot flavor full of passion and sweetness whether combined in dramatic settings with Blackberry Diamonds® or feminine looks flavored with Chocolate Diamonds®."

RASPBERRY RHODOLITE®

The history of garnets can be traced back to 3100 B.C., the original red garnet gem adorning the necklaces of Egypt's pharaohs and the signet rings of ancient Rome. Garnets were named by the ancient Greeks for its color which resembled pomegranate seed - granaturn. In legend, the garnet was believed to light up the night, thus protecting the wearer from nightmares. Garnets are all natural, brilliant and durable making them a favorite for jewelry and favored in rings.

Le Vian® chose the most pleasing flavor, the garnet gem known as rhodolite for its Raspberry Rhodolite®. The gems are from the Meralani region, not far from Arusha, Tanzania. The Fiery RedsTM gem with a deep burgundy hue is a stunning starring gem in designs flavored with Strawberry Gold® accented with Chocolate Diamonds®

"Le Vian®s quest to re-invent the January birthstone was realized with the raspberry flavors of the rarer rhodolite species of garnet and highlighting their refraction with checkerboard cuts."

VANILLA DIAMONDS®

The journey of a diamond in the rough to the sparkling diamond design you love is a fascinating story, one that began billions of years ago, deep within the earth where a diamond has formed under extreme heat and pressure. Its ascent from its natural home is forced by nature or man where it is then cleaved, cut and polished revealing its natural beauty. Diamonds are the hardest material on earth and the only gem that is composed of only one element, carbon.

Vanilla Diamonds® are specially selected to adorn Le Vian® designs – from breathtaking one-of-a-kind red carpet favored designs in Vanilla Gold® to the trendsetting combination of Strawberry ‘N Vanilla® featuring the blushing hue of Strawberry Gold® topped with Vanilla Diamonds®.

“Le Vian® Vanilla Diamonds® are chosen by exacting standards: SI quality of higher and G-J color.”