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Worlds Largest Paraiba Tourmaline

Vincent Boucher, a financier from Montreal, and the holder of degrees in political science, aerospace engineering and physics, is the owner of a world record breaking gemstone. It is known as a Paraiba tourmaline, so named after the region in Brazil where these jewels are mined. Boucher, a former employee with the Canadian Space Agency, […]

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Spotlight On: The Chopard Red Carpet Collection

Chopard jewelers recently presented their 2013 Red Carpet Collection at the Cannes Film Festival held on the French Riviera. The high-end jewelry company has been a sponsor of the event for 15 years. This year, the company presented 66 unique and exquisite pieces in honor of the 66th annual event. And like the glamorous models, […]

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Spotlight On: Paraiba Tourmaline

The rarest gemstones are the most valuable, and usually the most beautiful as well. This is very true of the spectacularly rare and stunningly beautiful Paraiba tourmaline. It was in 1987 that Hector Barbosa, an audacious modern-day explorer had the gut feeling that something rare and beautiful lay hidden beneath Paraiba Hill, a spot near […]