A touch of blue leads to an IceT round.#763

An IceT round with a touch of blue and a sprinkling of inclusions. This standard round brilliant has just a touch of blue in a sky of tiny inclusions. It is still bright and flashy and weighs .85 carts.

You could easily miss the touch of blue in this otherwise completely colorless round.  But with the help of my IceT consultants I see it this time.   The bright and flashy stone appears to have a sprinkling of tiny inclusions that present a natural look, rather than a distraction, to me.  This proud member of the IceT group weighs .85 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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