Bellarri "Romantica" 18K Pink Tourmaline

The pink tourmaline gemstone market has been tight for a couple of years now (specifically for all-natural clear stones, not heat-treated stones which Bellarri won't use), so we've had very little pink tourmaline on our website. And what few pieces Bellarri has, they've been slow to retire. So this ring is a nice find for us, and it's a gorgeous stone too.

From the "Romantica" Collection, this ring is made with solid 18K yellow gold. It features a total of 4.39 carats of all-natural pink tourmaline, a combination of a large faceted center stone and smaller baguettes in the side of the shank, plus 22 points of F/G VS diamonds.

Since tourmaline - not just in pink but other shades - can vary in personality, we opted to take all of the photos not just in natural light (no camera flash was used in any of the pictures), but in varying levels of natural light so you can see how it presents to the naked eye at different lighting intensities. The larger camera aperture creates some bokeh/blurring of the side details in the pictures, but in return the camera provides a nice and natural view of the stone color. The center stone varies primarily from hot pink to a deep watermelon red at straight-on viewing angles, with hints of light watermelon-red and salmon at off-angles. And at many off-angles it will show a full palete of red-pinks at once: hot pink, salmon, and watermelon-red all at the same time. It's exactly what you want a good tourmaline to look like, and it's wonderfully free of cloudiness and interior distractions.

Just as significant is the match with the side baguettes - as always, Bellarri hand-picked the side baguettes to match the center stone perfectly, so there's no distracting contrast from the side stones to the center stone.

It's a great wear-everyday ring, measuring .55" x .3" across the top setting, and it sits only .25" up off the finger. It's a size 7.25 and sizing is available.