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Tsarstone collectors guide

Strong Change Natural Alexandrite 8.08cts.

Dark violet-green in daylight and red under incandescent light, the color change is strong. The stone is quite clean and very well cut. Alexandrites this large and this clean are extremely rare.

Strong Change Natural Alexandrite 8.08cts.
Natural Alexandrite Pear 8.08 cts Natural Alexandrite Pear 8.08 cts

Grade Score 8 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Good (3/5)
Carat
Very large (5/5)
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: Tunduru, Ruvuma, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
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: vstbG 8/3 (very dark very strongly bluish green)
Phenomena: Pleochroism Change of color (Alexandrite effect) Strong
Color phenomena: slp/R*6/4 (medium dark slightly purplish red)
Clarity
Clarity type: Eye clean (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Pear
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Exceptional
Brilliance: Good
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 10.40 mm
Length: 15.80 mm
Depth: 7.20 mm
Weight: 8.08 cts
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