Congo Tourmaline Mine

A New Congo Tourmaline Mine was discovered late last year… 

With the new DRC laws on Taxes of mines and more, as reported here by Reuters, some foreign owned mines will undoubtedly raise their prices or slow production.

The New Mine’s Importance

The discovery of this New Congo Tourmaline Mine is important because though other countries still supply in bulk such as Brazil, India and Sri Lanka, their supplies are shrinking.

The continent of Africa is abundant with gemstone resources and is full of new discoveries of precious and semi precious gemstone material all the time which helps the gemstone and jewelry market. It is really starring in the industry for the vast resources of quality gemstone material and new discoveries like this New Tourmaline Mine.

A Brief History of the Market

Previously Japan and Taiwan bought large quantities of Tourmaline for jewelry and for its energetic properties for protection against bad energies and bad karma. China has always been in the market for Tourmaline and now loves Tourmaline, because of its diversity of colors and because it can be produced in large and clean quantities.

In previous years such as 2016-17and early 2018, pastel Tourmalines have been and still are very popular. These stones from the New Congo Mine are coming in as Pastel Tourmaline colored stones.

This New Congo Mine is producing brilliance in all of the colors and with very intense saturation.

Pure Pink Tourmaline, Pure Blue Tourmaline, Pure Purple Tourmaline, Pure Green Tourmaline and all of a brilliance unmatched in other mines.

If you are a Jewelry Manufacturer that is looking for something different then this New Congo Tourmaline is the ticket and you can really get ahead of your competitors

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