Great light minty green droplet of color.#753

Fine pastel green with a touch of blue, droplet of color. This standard round brilliant is eye clean and is nicely toned for a beautiful droplet of color. Think of a green with a drop of blue, after dinner mint only harder. It weighs 1.23 carats

This standard round brilliant is a really  crisp pastel green with a touch of blue.  It would make a fine after dinner mint if it wasn’t so hard.  It is eye clean and very bright.  It weighs 1.23 carats and has a down home place with the droplets of color.


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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