Nice average included pink oval

Nice bright included pink oval The inclusion can be seen under the table. They do not flash and the pink is pretty with an average tone level. It weighs 1.64 carats.

This is a nice average medium toned oval that speaks a pretty pink.  I don’t think that most of my pink tourmalines have been heated or treated and that speaks well for tourmaline’s natural beauty.  This tourmaline will always have a polite and polished personality with her shapely form of 1.64 carats.  She is included with pale veils that do not flash and are not too distracting.


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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