A lighter shade of blue oval#1095


Nice clean, medium blue oval This clean medium blue oval is eye clean. Its color has a good saturation (no gray modifier) and is bright. It weighs 1.12 carats.

This nice medium blue oval is without a gray modifier.  It has a rather watery presence, but it can stand its ground under brighter conditions.  It is clean and bright with a personality that is sure to please.  It probably came from Namibia because of its saturation, (purity of color).  It weighs 1.12 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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