Description: Beautiful 1.60-carat orange cushion cut tourmaline. The rich burnt orange color of this tourmaline would be a fabulous centerpiece of a ring or necklace. It would be amazing alone or complemented with other gemstones. This tourmaline's dimensions are 7.64 x 6.42 x 4.57 mm.
The color of a tourmaline can be caused by many varying factors. Some of which include elements and radiation exposure.
Tourmalines are pyroelectric gemstones. This means that "Tourmaline becomes electrically charged when heated. Also when squeezed: it's piezoelectric too" (gia.edu/tourmaline).