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Tourmaline is an extremely versatile gemstone, due to its great diversity of colors and tones. There is a color and shade of tourmaline to suit every taste and skin tone. When designing tourmaline jewelry, the preferred color can be first considered. Tourmaline jewelry can be vivid and striking or subtle and understated. Intense pink tourmaline, emerald green and Paraiba tourmaline gemstones are often accented with diamonds in rings by Chopard, Chanel, Dior and Cartier. Both white and yellow precious metal settings are equally stunning. Tourmalines make beautiful central stones and are often available in large, affordable sizes. Smooth, unfaceted tourmaline beads are used in tribal-style jewelry and wire-wrapping. Tourmaline is perfectly suitable for tough everyday-wearing tourmaline gemstone rings , and fashion jewelry too, including bracelets, pendants, earrings and brooches. Additionally, men's jewelry can be fashioned from the more masculine-hued gemstones.

Smoky quartz is a popular variety of quartz. It has an unusual color for a gemstone and is easily recognized and is well known by the general public. Only a few other brown or black minerals are ever cut for gemstones such as black diamond , smoky topaz , the very rare black beryl , the very common black tourmaline schorl or brown corundum . Smoky quartz is also popular as an ornamental stone and is carved into spheres, pyramids, obilisks, eggs, figurines and ornate statues. Smoky quartz, a variety itself of quartz, has a few varieties of its own.

  • Cairngorm is a variety that comes from the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland.
  • Morion is a very dark black opaque variety of smoky quartz.
  • Coon tail quartz is a smoky quartz with an alternating black and gray banding.
  • A Gwindel is a smoky quartz cluster of nearly parallel crystals, each rotated slightly relative to the one beside it.
The color of smoky quartz is variable from brown to black and sometimes smoky gray colored specimens are included as smoky quartz. The cause of the color of smoky quartz is in question but it is almost certainly related to the amount of exposure to radiation that the stone has undergone. Natural smoky quartz often occurs in granitic rocks which have a small but persistent amount of radioactivity. Most smoky quartz that makes its way to rock shops and to some gem cutters has been artificially irradiated to produce a dark black color. Natural smoky quartz comes from many sources around the world. A few of the more noteworthy locations include Brazil, the world's largest supplier; Pikes Peak area of Colorado, USA, where it is associated with green amazonite ; and the Swiss Alps, which has produced many tons of fine specimens. Smoky Quartz is only one of several quartz varieties. Other varieties that form macroscopic (large enough to see) crystals are as follows:
  • Amethyst is the purple gemstone variety.
  • Citrine is a yellow to orange gemstone variety that is rare in nature but is often created by heating Amethyst.
  • Milky Quartz is the cloudy white variety.
  • Prasiolite is the leek-green variety.
  • Rock Crystal is the clear, colorless variety.
  • Rose quartz is a pink to reddish pink variety.


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