Golden cream with pink high lights, round.#1000

 

Clean, golden cream with pink highlights, round This nice, clean, 2.61 carat round has a complex color. It is slightly dichroic and is much rarer than pink. It is a standard round brilliant.

I hope that I have this color in the droplets because it deserves to be there.  Creams are much less common than pinks and I go after them. This pastel is complex for a pale face, some of which is cause by a mild dichroism.  Some people claim that tourmaline is the most dichroic gemstone out there, but it is better to say that it can be very strong, but it varies a great deal between individual gemstones.  This is true with tourmaline that even have the same apparent color.  The gemstone is bright and clean and weighs 2.61 carats.

 

Bruce

 

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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