Gemstone: Sphene - 8.22 Cts. Austria...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Sphene - 8.22 Cts.
This exquisite pleochroic Sphene has a very intense olive-green body color with strong flashes of yellow and brown. The natural dispersion of this stone creates the most intense fire. At 8.22 carats, this native cushion cut gem features a step cut crown and brilliant cut pavilion. The gemstone exhibits a low profile making the crown elongated thus giving the stone a larger appearance. There are some visible inclusions, as well as a chip to the girdle. This vibrant stone is in good condition.
Measurements: 13.96 x 12.54 x 6.35 mm, 8.22 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
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