Sultry, bright, included, pink that may have copper droplet.

Included, Sultry, Rich Pink, Droplet of Color. This standard round brilliant is included, a common fault with sultry pinks. It is still flashy and may have copper. It weighs 1.80 carats and is a welcomed droplet of color.

\This standard round brilliant is included like most of the rich sultry pinks are.  I saw some indications of copper with my spectrometer in this gemstone, but I can not confirm the finding because my instrument tests too narrow a spectral band.  I hope to have it tested with a different spectrometer.  It certainly is bright for its tonal level.  It weighs 1.80 carats and the droplets of color stretched out to receive her.


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.
This entry was posted in Cuprian Tourmaline, Droplets of Color, Etc., Pink and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.