I have seen a Purple color Tourmaline on the following link,
Please let me know that is this really Rare & what should be the
right price for this?
Purple color tourmaline is not rare and not even scarce. But given
the answer, let me be the first in saying that statements like that
applied to gemstones are a sheer nonsense.
You have to look at each stone and evaluate it for what it is. My
advice is do not buy gemological nomenclature, but buy beauty. There
are many cases when high price was paid for the most pedestrian
if particular specimens were exhibiting uncommon
About this particular picture:
The shape of is weird for tourmaline. Tourmaline must be properly
oriented to display it’s color to full advantage. This shape isn’t
Picture is very dark, but one can still see background, which means
that color saturation is very low.
These two are sufficient for me to loose interest in the stone