Gems — paraiba
Posted by Yvonne Raley on
Anecdote: in late summer I got a call for a 4+ carat lagoon tourmaline of a very specific cut and color, not too dark, etc etc. Unsurprisingly, the potential buyer couldn't find such a stone anywhere. I asked the buyer if they were serious about the purchase because it would be expensive and hard to find. I come across about 100 lagoon tourmalines in that size a year at best and I know who imports them and the source. I know Tiffany likes those stones too and they pay good money for them. Out of those hundred or so stones,...
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