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Tsarstone collectors guide

Certified Natural Alexandrite Oval 2.04cts

The daylight color is a grayish green earthy color and the stone is red-purple under incandescent light. Under fluorescent light it is dark blue green. The color change is excellent. If you like these colors, this might be the stone for you. Alexandrite is very tough and durable and this particular stone might be good for a mans ring. I like this stone and bought it because of the large size and the strong color change at an attractive price. The cutting and proportions are excellent and the stone is very clean and free of any normal inclusions or fingerprints. The stone is somewhat silky or even adularescent and this is why we graded it as slightly included. The silkiness is probably responsible for the very good color change as well as the unusual dreamy luster that is more common in moonstones or catseyes. The stone is certified by AIGS and the mini certificate is included with the purchase of this stone.

Certified Natural Alexandrite Oval 2.04cts
Natural Alexandrite Oval 2.04 cts Natural Alexandrite Oval 2.04 cts

Grade Score 8 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Exceptional (5/5)
Carat
Large (4/5)
Clarity
Exceptional (5/5)
Rarity
Extremely rare (5/5)

Price information

Availability information

  • Offered through Multicolour.com
  • Usually ships within 24 hours
  • Source: Multicolour.com
  • Multicolour Gems Co., Ltd
Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Alexandrite
Origin: Deobhog area, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Enhancements
Variety of work: Faceted
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: GB/BG*7/3 (dark green blue or blue green)
Phenomena: Pleochroism Change of color (Alexandrite effect) Strong
Color phenomena: RP/PR 5/3 (medium red-purple [pink])
Clarity
Clarity type: Slightly included (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Exceptional
Brilliance: Exceptional
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 5.77 mm
Length: 9.08 mm
Depth: 4.30 mm
Weight: 2.04 cts
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