Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Cool Bi-Color Pear Shaped Tourmaline.

In my last package of rough from Africa there was a very well worn, blocky piece of what appeared to be a medium light spice green tourmaline.  Upon a closer  look it turn out to be a bi color with … Continue reading

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Vivid yellow green color wins over the flaws.

I am sitting here trying to put my thoughts together about an oval gemstone I just finishing cutting.  I have worked in wool for many years and most people come to realize that if you just pick out the bright … Continue reading

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