How much is Paraiba?

How much is Paraiba?

$2,000 to $50,000 per carat
Quality Paraiba tourmalines range from $2,000 to $50,000 per carat. Because of the value and rarity of this stone, purchasing a larger number of small stones is often more feasible than finding a multi-carat, genuine Paraiba on the market.

How rare is Paraiba?

To put their rarity into perspective, there is only one Paraiba tourmaline mined for every 10,000 diamonds, and a good quality Paraiba from Brazil weighing over three carats is virtually unheard of. So rare are authentic Brazilian Paraiba tourmalines that it is not unusual for them to achieve five figures per carat.

Is Paraiba tourmaline a precious stone?

Paraiba tourmaline is a type of tourmaline, a semi-precious gemstone, that was first discovered in Paraiba, Brazil (where it receives its name, as you could probably guess). Only recently discovered, in the 1980s, these stones often have a blue-green hue, with intense coloration derived from their copper content.

Where is the best Paraiba tourmaline from?

While less expensive than top quality Brazilian paraiba, some Mozambique material sells for well over $5,000 per carat, which still is extremely high compared to other tourmalines….Attributes.

Origin Afghanistan, Brazil, East Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique, Madagascar, U.S.A.
Anniversary 8th year

Is Paraíba a good investment?

The Brazilian paraiba is still the most valuable, but color and clarity are more important than origin for these rare gems. Clean paraiba tourmalines with exceptionally vivid color are the most valuable. These are not the only investment grade gem varieties, by any means.

Is Paraiba more expensive than diamond?

It is rarer, and sometimes more expensive, than diamond. Only one paraiba is mined for every 10,000 diamonds, and top quality large stones can cost up to $60,000 per carat.

Is Paraiba tourmaline still being mined?

Since the initial discovery of this copper-bearing tourmaline in 1982, production has been sporadic and has not kept up with the strong market demand. Mining currently takes place at the original discovery—the Mina da Batalha—and at adjacent workings near São José da Batalha in Paraíba State.

Is Paraiba a good investment?

Is Paraiba a pyramid scheme?

A brief look at its presentation reveals that it is a typical pyramid scheme. It lives on new deposits coming in, it needs new members to be recruited and it has a correspondent structure. People will get rewarded for introducing new investors to Paraiba, you can get a percentage of what people below you deposit.

What is the best Paraiba tourmaline color?

Paraiba Tourmaline Color Paraiba tourmaline stand out because of their bright vivid blue color. The stone can be found in a range of hues, from neon blue, greenish blue, to mint green and sometimes violet and purple. The most highly sought-after and the best-known Paraiba tourmaline color is neon blue.

What is the rarest gem in the World 2021?

Painite : Not just the rarest gemstone, but also the rarest mineral on earth, Painite holds the Guinness World Record for it. After its discovery in the year 1951, there existed only 2 specimens of Painite for the next many decades.

When did Paraiba world start?

Paraiba began in October 2019 and is owned by the Unique Bank. It is a fully licensed global financial institution located in the Comoros Union. You should really check out the Paraiba World homepage.

How can you tell if a Paraiba tourmaline is real?

Look for a turquoise color with flashes of green. Paraiba tourmalines get their brilliant aqua color from copper, which also creates greenish flashes within a faceted stone when it is exposed to bright light. This is one of the best ways for a non-expert to identify the possibility that a stone is a Paraiba tourmaline.