A pink trouper for the droplets of color.#13

Included nice pleasant rich pink droplet of color.  #13 This standard round brilliant is a nice medium pink and has the expected inclusions. It is still flashy and with good crystal outside of the flaws. It weighs 1.09 carats and still a droplet of color.

This is a pretty average standard round brilliant.  Its color is a bit redder than average, but not much.  It has the expected inclusions, but the cut is still a bright pleasant medium pink.  It weighs 1.09 carats the places for pink in the droplets of color world are decreasing rapidly.

Bruce

 

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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