Excellent yellow green with the green dominating, round#192

Excellent, deep,medium toned, evenly green round.  #192 Between cutting this gem perpendicular to the c axis and using horizontal spit mains in the pavilion, this round is exceptional. Its medium toned green is very bright and appears to be eye clean. It weighs 7.11 carats.

This is an excellent, wide open, fully transparent, deep round.  The depth of the stone is enhanced by the used of horizontally split mains. Its color is a flashy medium tone that appears to be eye clean.  I use the horizontally spit main whenever I enough material and the tone level is light enough.  Unfortunately it does not fit in any commercial settings, but as my goldsmith says, I have him to easy the way.  This fine gemstone weighs 7.11 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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