Moderately rich pink oval#977

 

Bright well cut middle of the road pink Nice color, tone and saturation, but still a middle of the road pink. This oval weighs 3.22 carats and is eye clean.

This well cut oval lives up to the ideals of the collect.  What keeps it from really demanding notice is a rather middle of the road pink.  But if it was ever taken and put on its own, it would shine and make even gold look better.  The oval is eye clean and weighs 3.22 carats, which is a nice size to us in jewelery.

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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