Posts Tagged ‘color change’

Fine Oval Alexandrite

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

 

Exhibiting a great color change, this well cut, clean and bright fine Brazilian natural Alexandrite has excellent face up dimensions for its weight. Visually it looks more like a 2+ carat gem.


Item # 3503
8.87 x 6.15 x 4.15 mm – Oval – 1.67 ct

 
Alexandrites are very rare gems and the finer material highly sought after. Suitable for both women’s and men’s jewelry, with an established prestige and following, this beautiful oval Alexandrite is also a great buy.

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A New Buy in Fine Alexandrites

Thursday, May 26th, 2011


Alexandrite gem 2000
With the current rarity of fine Alexandrites in the market, we are excited that we have been able to secure a special buy of coveted well cut, clean, Brazilian Alexandrites with excellent color change. These gems weigh 3 carats and under in a range of shapes and sizes. We would love to offer you this great selection at very low mark ups, a special just in time for the JCK Show and the month of June. So come by and check ours, if looking to stock a few of these solid choice gems.
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Oval Gem Alexandrite

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

 

Totally natural, beautiful, clean and superbly well cut, this oval cut gem Alexandrite exhibits excellent color change and brilliance. It has a great face up for its weight, looking much larger than expected, an important value added when dealing in such rare stones.

3.53 ct Alexandrite oval

Item # 2094 10.65 x7.96 x4.90 mm – Oval – 3.53 ct – GIA Cert

 

Often cutters will hide a lot of weight in bulged pavilions, since the loss of even a few points really affects the final asking price of a stone. Larger fine Alexandrites are super rare and a true investment whether mounted and worn for all to admire, or securely put away in a collectors vault.

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A New Find: Color Change Garnet from Kenya

Friday, February 19th, 2010

colr change garnet kenya
Gems with phenomena have always held our fascination. When thinking of “fine color change”, Alexandrite is what comes to mind. What makes this particular find of Color Change Garnet from Kenya special, is that among them are some stones that duplicate the color change of Alexandrite. The other types of color change garnet  mined there also have very good color change, but in a different range of colors, very beautiful in their own right. These types usually are a lot less expensive and more plentiful.

color change garnet kenya

I had a few jewelers and dealers look at some nice stones I was displaying in Tucson, saying that if not told; by the color change alone they would have thought for sure these were Alexandrites.

e/c color change garnetround color change garnrt

The supply on this specific type of color change garnet is very limited, making it very attractive to any collector.

To see more details on our new color change garnet, visit the Gem 2000 Gem Search.

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