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    Gemstone: Sphalerite "Matched" Pair - 26.93 TCW
    Santander
    Spain

    This dazzling offering is of a "matched" pair of Sphalerite gemstones. Each stone features a trillion shape with modified brilliant facets. These large stones light up with intense "fire" as they have high dispersion qualities. This pair have an attractive bright golden-orange hue which is nicely balanced and saturated in each stone. For these stones to be faceted is a testament to the skilled cutter as Sphalerite has a low ranking of 3.5-4 ranking on the hardness scale. Each stone has a nice cut and polish. One of the stones weighs 12.26 carats and measures 14.30 x 14.30 x 8.41 mm, is only slightly included and has a few surface abrasions, while the other stone weights 14.67 carats and measures 14.65 x 14.52 x 9.28 mm, is eye-clean and has a few nicks to some facet junctions. Based on how soft these stones are the amount of abrasions is very minimal making this set in excellent condition. This stunning pair would be amazing set into a pair of earrings or just simply admired loose.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
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