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New Book Promises To Reveal The Secrets Of Paraiba Gemstones July 08, 2024 (0 comments)


Paris, France--An important group of jewelry and gemstone professionals were on hand in two cities to celebrate the unveiling of a new book about the rare and valuable gemstone, paraiba tourmaline.

The book, “Paraiba: A Legacy of a Color,” was first unveiled June 28 in Paris at the Salon d’ete, Ritz Place Vendome, with guests that included Stanislas de Quercize, the former president and CEO of Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, jewelry artists Emmanuel Tarpin and Lydia Courteille, and Moizes Ferreira de Lima, owner of Paraiba mines in Brazil, Mozambique and Nigeria.

This was followed be a dinner on July 1 at Scott’s Mayfair, where guests included Melanie Grant, jewelry author, journalist and executive director of the Responsible Jewellery Council, Josina von dem Bussche-Kessell, Fabergé creative director, and Tamara Moussaieff, of the famed London jewelry house, Moussaieff.

The picturesque coffee table book is written by Kevin Ferreira, a gemologist who specializes in paraiba tourmaline, and Katerina Perez, an internationally known jewelry influencer. It contains input from a veritable “who’s who” of people in the gem and jewelry world. It covers the history of its discovery, its appeal for collectors and high jewelry designers, and the discovery of new mines that allow the gem to continue to be collected and used for exceptional jewels.

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