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1. Glossary of Terms for Alexandrite Gemstone Buyer and Collector's Guide
Glossary of terms that have been discussed or mentioned at Alexandrite gemstone buyer and collectors guide
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2. Alexandrite Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about alexandrite gemstone identification and value.
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3. Alexandrite Synthetics and Imitations
Guide to synthetic alexandrite production, alexandrite imitations and the differences between natural and synthetic alexandrite
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4. Alexandrite Buyer's Guide
Comprehensive guide for buying and evaluating alexandrite gemstones
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5. Alexandrite or Diaphanite?
An important study of alexandrite origin and the people involved in the discovery and the naming of alexandrite gemstone
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6. Alexandrite Myths, Legends and Lore
Collection of myths, legends and lore surrounding the alexandrite gemstone
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7. Alexandrite World Occurrences
Study of all the known historical and confirmed alexandrite deposits and mining operations
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8. Chronological History of Alexandrite
Chronological history timeline, depicting the history of the alexandrite gemstone and it’s roots
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9. The prophetic Russian stone - Alexandrite
History of discovering alexandrite gemstone and the affect it had on the stone's name and the gemstone's value
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10. Chrysoberyl Species and Variety
Information about the chrysoberyl mineral, it's properties, varieties and history
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11. Methods of Producing Synthetic Alexandrite
Information about melt and flux techniques used for the synthetic alexandrite manufacturing
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12. The Alexandrite Laser
Synthetic alexandrite predominantly used as a laser and was initially developed for military and government applications
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13. A Bibliography of Alexandrite Gemstone Buyer and Collector's Guide
An annotated bibliography of Alexandrite Gemstone Buyer and Collector's Guide
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14. The Alexandrite Effect
Discussion about the alexandrite effect as a non-color-constancy phenomenon from the color theory perspective
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15. Brazilian alexandrite, Serra Dourada
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Serra Dourada, Brazil.
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16. How can I spot the difference between a natural and a synthetic alexandrite?
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17. Book Announcement: Russian Alexandrites by Karl Schmetzer at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Book Announcement: Russian Alexandrites by Karl Schmetzer at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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18. Book Announcement: Russian Alexandrites by Karl Schmetzer at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Book Announcement: Russian Alexandrites by Karl Schmetzer at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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19. Understanding alexandrite prices, value and appraisal at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Understanding alexandrite prices, value and appraisal at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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20. Brazilian alexandrite, Teafilo Otoni
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Novo Cruzeiro, Brazil.
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21. Brazilian alexandrite, Hematita
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Hematita, Brazil.
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22. I have an alexandrite ring that my parents purchased in the 50s, what are the chances the stone is a genuine natural alexandrite?
It is very unlikely that even an old alexandrite ring could contain a natural alexandrite. Natural alexandrites, especially large clean stones are extremely rare and almost never available at any price. Most old inherited alexandrite rings are actually sy
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23. Alexandrite Gemstone Buyer and Jewelry Collector Guide
Alexandrite gemstone buyer and jewelry collector guide holds information on history, lore, value and properties of the chrysoberyl varieties, including alexandrite and cymophane gemstones.
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24. Brazilian alexandrite, Caraiba mine
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Pindobacu, Brazil.
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25. Indian alexandrite, Deobhog
Information about Indian alexandrite findings and mining in Deobhog, India.
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26. Australian alexandrite, Dowerin
Information about Australian alexandrite findings and mining in Dowerin, Australia.
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27. American alexandrite, La Madera Mountain Mine
Information about American alexandrite findings and mining in New Mexico, USA.
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28. Is there a difference between Russian and Brazilian Alexandrite gemstones?
The mining of alexandrite in Russia lasted less than 100 years from the time it was discovered in 1833 to the early 1900’s. It was George Kunz, the gemologist/gemstone buyer for Tiffany & Co that probably did the most to popularize this unique gemst
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29. Alexandrite, Cat's Eye and Chrysoberyl Gallery
Alexandrite gemstone buyer and jewelry collector guide holds information on history, lore, value and properties of the chrysoberyl varieties, including alexandrite and cymophane gemstones.
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30. Re: My mother has an Alexandrite ring she may wish to sell at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Re: My mother has an Alexandrite ring she may wish to sell at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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31. Brazilian alexandrite, Carnaiba Mine
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Pindobacu, Brazil
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32. Re: Contact information for Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Re: Contact information for Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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33. Where do the best alexandrite gemstones come from?
Although Russian alexandrites have the most historical value, fine stones are occasionally available from deposits in Brazil, India, Tanzania, Madagascar, and Sri Lanka. Unfortunately, there has been little production of alexandrites from any deposit in r
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34. Russian Alexandrite, Malyshevskoye
Information about Russian alexandrite findings and mining in Malyshevskoye, Russia.
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35. Stunning Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Round 6.10cts
Rare Cymophane (Chrysoberyl) Round 6.1cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)
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36. How can I check the color change in an alexandrite
Two kinds of light are required to observe color change; daylight and incandescent light?
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37. Certified Natural Alexandrite Oval 2.04cts
Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Oval 2.04cts from India (Deobhog area)
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38. Why is natural alexandrite better than synthetic alexandrite?
Natural alexandrite is not better than synthetic alexandrite but natural alexandrite is very rare and uncommon in modern jewelry because it is hardly ever available and because it is too expensive for the general public to buy. Even lower quality more inc
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39. Russian Alexandrite, Izumrudnye Kopi
Information about Russian alexandrite findings and mining in Izumrudnye Kopi, Russia.
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40. Tanzanian alexandrite, Lake Manyara
Information about Tanzanian alexandrite findings and mining in Lake Manyara, Tanzania.
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41. My mother has an Alexandrite ring she may wish to sell at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
My mother has an Alexandrite ring she may wish to sell at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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42. Certified Fine Natural Alexandrite .2.60cts.
Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Oval 2.6cts from India (Deobhog area)
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43. Alexandrite idenitifcation at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Alexandrite idenitifcation at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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44. Colour change garnet vs Alexandrite at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Colour change garnet vs Alexandrite at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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45. Brazilian alexandrite, Itaitinga Mine
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Itabira, Brazil.
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46. Brazilian alexandrite, Esmeraldas de Ferros
Information about Brazilian alexandrite findings and mining in Esmeraldas de Ferros, Brazil.
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47. Madagascar alexandrite, Ilakaka
Information about Madagascar alexandrite findings and mining in Ilakaka, Madagascar.
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48. Different colors of alexandrite at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Different colors of alexandrite at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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49. Burmese alexandrite, Mogok
Information about Tanzanian alexandrite findings and mining in Tunduru, Tanzania.
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50. Brazilian alexandrite, Novo Cruzeiro
Information about Brazilian alexandite findings and mining in Novo Cruzeiro, Brazil.
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51. Classic alexandrite story at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Classic alexandrite story at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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52. Ceylon alexandrite, Balangoda
Information about Ceylon alexandrite findings and mining in Balangoda, Sri Lanka.
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53. How much will a typical one carat alexandrite gemstone cost?
The retail replacement cost for a 1ct. alexandrite could be anywhere between $500 to $12,000 per carat. The intensity of the color change and the attractiveness of the colors are the most important factors in determining the value of an alexandrite. With
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54. Strong Color Change Alexandrite Cushion
Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Cushion 21.41cts from India (Deobhog area)
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55. Is the June birthstone pearl or alexandrite?
Various birthstone lists have been used in different cultures for thousands of years.
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56. Where can I test and appraise my alexandrite?
The most well known gemological laboratories are listed below and all of them are equipped to test alexandrite. Most gemological laboratories only identify gemstones, they do not appraise them.
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57. Re: Alexandrite of Brésilia at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
Re: Alexandrite of Brésilia at Alexandrite discussion forums | Alexandrite guide
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58. What causes the cat's-eye effect in chrysoberyl?
The cat's-eye effect is caused by the reflection of light off of minute, parallel, needle-like rutile crystals or hollow tubes within the stone. Cat's eye inclusions are aligned parallel to the crystallographic axis and the stones are always cut as caboch
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59. Certified Strong Color Change Alexandrite
Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Oval 3.06cts from Asia (Andhra Pradesh)
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60. Certified Strong Change Alexandrite 26.75cts
Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Cushion 26.75cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)
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