Pink Tourmaline is in a reddish pink form and is sometimes known as rubellite. Sources are Nigeria, Brazil, and Afganistan.
Drawn particularly to large cabochon (un-faceted) stones, with which the first jewelry from all the ancient cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Asia was made, Steven handpicks unusual precious and semiprecious stones that often carry with them some manner of inherent imperfections. The natural characteristics of the stone become a part of the feeling and energy of the piece. Utilizing both painstaking traditional handmade techniques and current processes, he has developed a line of jewelry that melds the classic line of these ancient motifs into objects of functional and timeless beauty. [more]