This combination of a pale pastel green and pink is a classic and distinctive one from Afghanistan. Many times the green rind on the rough, that had a watermelon color distribution, is not thick enough to be retained with the pink center when the gemstone is cut. In this case the rind dominates the standard round brilliant and only a tiny bit of pink is found in the culet. It is so weak that you’re surprised to see it upon close examination. The IceT group had a bit of an effort to recruit this 5.56 carat round because it has been on its own for years and really does fell that low in tone value. It has excellent crystal and appears to eye clean, like a lot of tourmaline from Afghanistan.