Dichroic peaches and cream oval

A fine dichroic oval of lighter to medium dark peach This oval has more interest because the two dichroic color are both peach and work together well. The oval appears to be eye clean and has excellent crystal. It weighs 2.12 carats.

This rather round oval is obviously dichroic.  Both colors are shades of peach with the darker peach being in the ends of the oval.  Now I use peach as a color name for pastel orange of moderate to low levels of tone.  That is not your standard caned  peach look, but I drift into melon when the tone levels are richer.  That said the two lighter tones of peach help make this oval interesting.  The oval has excellent crystal and appears to be eye clean.  It weighs 2.12 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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