light, bright, toned down peach trilliant.#156

Toned down pastel peach trilliant.  #156 This trilliant has some minor flaws and it pastel peach color seems to have a darker overtone. It still flashes well and weighs 2.04 carats.

This pastel peach trilliant is rather toned down.  It has some minor inclusion, but they are not a factor.  Neither is the quality of crystal, so I think that color has a darker cast to it.  The stones weighs 2.04 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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