A beautiful plain jane pink round.#967


Beautiful standard round brilliant pink This round weighs 1.75 carats. It is clean and bright and has a medium hue and tone level. Nice saturation also.

This nice bright standard round of 1.75 carats is one of the pieces that gives me rest between cutting the bigger more exotic tourmaline.  She never gives me problems except for maybe a lost culet once in a while.  Her color is pure pink and of a medium tone level, that is a beautiful addition to the solid heart of the collection. Oh and I should say that her purity is beyond reproach.



About Bruce Fry

I was born in Summit, NJ in 1947 and graduated from Summit High School in 1966. I graduated from the Colorado School of Mines in 1970 and after spending another year in graduate school, I left to see the world of Brazil. After spending some more time discovering myself, I ended up working for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for 32 years as an Air Quality Engineer in the Department of Environmental Protection. I retired in 2007 and took up faceting gemstones again after a long hiatus that reached back to my twenties. I had started cutting cabochons when I was 13 and bought my first faceting machine when I was 15, but ran out of money and time until I retired. My great love in gemology is tourmaline and the collection presented here represents my effort to get as much beauty and variety in the colors of tourmaline as I can. I was particularly lucky in being able to get unheated cuprian tourmaline before copper was discovered in gem grade tourmaline from Mozambique.
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