Smaller, Dichroic, Pink Oval#277

Smaller Dichroic Pink Oval This oval is dichroic and has much darker medium toned ends,than the pastel middle. This give the stone a different look. The gemstone is eye clean and flashy. It weighs 1.30 carats.

This smaller oval is strongly dichroic and the middle of the stone is much paler than the ends which are a nice medium pink tone.  This definitely gives a different look to the stone.  It is eye clean and with ample flash.  It weighs 1.30 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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