Darkly toned blue with touch of gray emerald cut.#387

Dark tone level in a blue with a bit of gray, emerald cut.  #387 This emerald cut has steep ends and a dark tone. The blue flash driven color is a bit grayish. It appears to be eye clean and weighs 1.99 carats.

This darkly toned blue emerald cut has steep ends as a result of having closed ends.  The blue is toned down with a little gray and it takes a bit of close inspection to appreciate this gemstone.  Under closed inspection it appears to be eye clean and of fine crystal.  It does enjoy the sun.  It weighs 1.99 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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