Gemstone: Spinel - 1.66 Cts. TanzaniaClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Spinel - 1.66 Cts.
Any viewer is immediately struck by the hot pink color of this Spinel. This demure stone has a modern cushion cut with fancy facets and features a "bow-tie" facet on the crown. The color is well-balanced throughout the stone, which is a testament to the great cut. The gem is visually included and, under magnification, there are a few elongated crystal inclusions, fingerprints and clouds of exsolved Rutile and needles contributing the soft, hazy appearance of the stone. There are no visible blemishes, making this gem, with knock out color, a real showstopper.
Measurements: 8.00 x 5.51 x 4.63 mm, 1.66 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.
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