Eye clean and with a richer medium toned pink, round.#23

Eye clean medium toned pink round.  #23 This standard round brilliant is eye clean and has a nice medium tone. It is a great helper with all the other less common colors to fill the ranks of the collection. It weighs 1.19 carats.

If this was the first richer medium toned pink round I had seen with such a good cut, I would be very pleased to expound on it.  But it is not, and this average beauty has learned to roll with the punches.  Still it takes being part of the collection very seriously.  It never stops shinning in the light and its eye clean nature is appreciated.  It weighs 1.19 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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