A green oval that reminds me of seaweed.

A mediuim dark, seaweed, yellow green oval. This oval has moderate flash and a different seaweed green color. It has good crystal and is eye clean. It weighs 2.81 carats.

Tourmaline comes in every shade of green from yellows that just a touch of green to blues the hate to show their green wash.  This oval is a bid different green with a level of yellow that reminds me of the seaweed I use to have in my aquarium.  It has good crystal and is moderately flashy, which is pretty good for a medium dark toned green.  It does appreciate a good light source to show itself off the best.  It weighs 2.81 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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