A great medium toned green droplet of color.#520

Slightly included fine green droplet of color. This standard round brilliant is a sea foam at heart, but it is still basically a one green, bright, flashy gem. It is slightly included and weighs .76 carats.

This standard round brilliant is slightly included, but still bright and flashy.  It has a great medium tone level that reminds me of sea foam.  I would call it sea foam, except that I like to leave sea foam for stones that mix the yellow green and the blue green dichroic colors together in a way, that they can still be seen washing over each other.  This droplet of color weighs .76 carats.


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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