Included, rich, hot pink, oval#1135

Included hot pink oval This gemstone is hot and a fine piece of eye candy. It is a bit more included than I would have hoped, but the medium toned hot pink color hides them well. This beauty weighs 1.78 carats.

This is a great piece of eye candy.  This oval is hot and even if a bit more than the hoped for level inclusion are there, they just do not come threw the rich pink flash.  It is surprising that the well saturated medium toned pink is so effective in looking eye clean, because an oval is not as flashy as a round.  (It would have cleanliness problems with an emerald cut) It weighs 1.78 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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