A nice sized sea foam colored round#716

A top quality sea foam round GEM. This sea foam standard round brilliant couldn't get any better in this size. It grabs my eye and flashes beauty. It weighs 2.66 carats.

The phrase “eye candy” connotes a certain element of superficiality that this superior, sea foam, standard round brilliant doesn’t have.  But it will grab your eye as soon as you spot it and it is eye candy to me.  Most of the pieces of top grade sea foam from Afghanistan that I was able to get, worked only with emerald cuts and Barion cushions, so this is the only larger round I got to cut.  It is plain and simply a GEM and except for not being as big as I would like it, it couldn’t get any better.  It weighs 2.66 carats of heaven.


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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