A nice sized mostly yellow with a wash of green round.

Yellow with a wash of green round This very bright eye clean standard round brilliant is mostly yellow with a touch of green. It weighs 3.59 carats.

You probably have seen and will see more of this color, that rides the edge of the yellow green line, because they are not in great demand and I scoop them up.  They always polish easily and make very bright gemstones in the standard round brilliant that you see here.  This example is eye clean and has a light pastel tone level.  It weighs 3.59 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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