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1.10 No Treatment Brazil Alexandrite

7.77 Oval Color Shift Madagascar Garnet
7.77 Oval Color Shift Madagascar Garnet
TYPE & ORIGIN:Natural Alexandrite Chrysoberyl Brazil
SHAPE & CUT:Cushion
MEASUREMENTS:6.95mm x 5.35mm X 3.36mm
CLARITY:Moderately Included Two (MI2)
CUTTING:Good (4-5)
FINISH:Very Good-Good-(3-4)
TQIR:Excellent to Very Good (2.5)
ESTIMATED COLOR CHANGE:Strong to Prominent (80-90%)
PRICE:US $10,000 per carat or $11,000 total, including shipping/handling in the United States and the original AGL Colored Stone Grading Report.
A super rare Brazilian alexandrite back from a collector. These stones have not been mined for years in a manner similar to Brazilian Paraiba. The red side is similar to a Rhodolite Garnet or a pleasing raspberry pink. The blue side is similar to a bluish teal sapphire. The AGL grades the color change as Strong to Prominent or 80-90%. This is a really high change and represents a large portion of the value of the stone. The color/tone of the stone is graded as 3.5/80. The gemstone has visible inclusions at MI2 clarity. The stone has 70-80% brilliancy and good cutting and very good to good finish. Of course, this Alex is not treated or enhanced. The TQIR is Excellent to Very Good (2.5). A perfect gemstone to collect or a different stone to mount in jewelry since the production of this material has practically ceased.

For more information on this gem, call Robert Genis of National Gemstone at 1-800-458-6453 or email Feel free to call or e-mail for specific quotes.

View the 1.10 No Treatment Brazil Alexandrite American Gemological Laboratory Colored Gemstone Grading Report.

The 1.10 Brazilian alex was shot in natural daylight and indoor incandescent with a Sony Digital Cyber-Shot.

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