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Tsarstone collectors guide

Bright Alexandrite Oval 5.16cts Super Value!

The stone reveals a moderate to significant color change from a vibrant greenish yellow in fluorescent light to a grey-pink color in incandescent light. The stone is very bright and well cut for an alexandrite.

Bright Alexandrite Oval 5.16cts Super Value!
Natural Alexandrite Oval 5.16 cts Natural Alexandrite Oval 5.16 cts

Grade Score 8 / 10

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

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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: styG*6/2 (medium dark strongly yellowish green)
Phenomena: Pleochroism Change of color (Alexandrite effect) Moderate
Clarity
Clarity type: Eye clean (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Good
Brilliance: Exceptional
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 9.30 mm
Length: 12.00 mm
Weight: 5.16 cts
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<![CDATA[Looking to purchase? How about a perfectly natural octagon alexandrite, in its original platinum ring setting? Measurments are 15mm x 11mm. There is no red in this stone. Strictly green/aqua/violet. Color change is dramatic not only in indoor/outdoor settings, but from direct/indirect sunlight as well. If you are interested, contact me at the e-mail below.

Michelle Gayle]]>
Posted by a Forum author, Anonymous on 22/12/06, 3:50 PM

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