Really sharp pastel yellow oval has been claimed by the IceT group.#1183

Pastel yellow for an IceT circus. This pale yellow is a really clean sharp stone with three rows of step facets on the crown. It looks so good, but pale, that the IceT group pick it to be one of there own. It weighs 2.00 carats.

It was a close call, but the official ruling is that this yellow is both free enough of green, to be just a pale yellow and at the same time an IceT pledge.   The stone has three rows of step facets on the crown and they make the pastel yellow sing.  No inclusions or poor crystal stops this fine gemstone from reaching for the stars.  It weighs 2.00 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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