Tag Archives: golden-brown

An Oval by the Numbers

It has been a bit, but I finished a tourmaline gemstone today that is worth commenting about.  The rough was a pretty average piece of dichroic brownish gold that had be reduced significantly to eliminate a major flaw.  And I … Continue reading

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I wouldn’t call this anything, but mahogany or maybe golden brown, oval#299

Brown was suppose to be brown and then I got into mahogany.  Now I am seeing storage boxes with golden brown on the back and I see the most wonder rich sultry mahogany under my yellowish florescent light.  I check … Continue reading

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Golden brown to brownish orange either way it is still beautiful. oval#297

This long ratio oval is cut as shallow as the pavilion can be made with good optics and with a respectable crown.  Its color slides around brown and can be golden or quite orange, but still a dravite.  It appears … Continue reading

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A bit of a brown shade on this richer golden oval.#269

This golden oval is a rich medium color with a wash or two of brown on it.  Still it is not dominated by brown, but I would call it a dravite.  It appears to be eye clean and with fine … Continue reading

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Golden brown shaded with orange oval.#258

This oval has a flatter crown and a nice open look.  Looking into it gives a fine flashy view that appears to be eye clean.  There is enough red in the golden brown that it drifts toward orange, which probably … Continue reading

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A medium light tone, dichroic, golden brown emerald cut.#100

This smaller emerald cut has an exceptionally nice medium light toned golden brown color.  A color that is not common in tourmaline that has lighter tones.  It is dichroic and the c axis, which is in the ends of the … Continue reading

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Golden Brown Honey for the Droplet of Color#727

This standard round brilliant is a sweet treat for the droplets of color.   A brown overtone maybe a liability for some gemstones, but not for the pretty piece.  It is only a touch of honey brown and that makes the … Continue reading

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Fascinating green to golden brown color changing oval.#300

This tourmaline is unique in the collection.  It is a color changer from golden brown in incandescent light and green in daylight.  Neither color really grabs you, but the color change is hard to miss.  I looked at the stone … Continue reading

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Orange Brown to Golden Brown like Buckwheat Honey, oval

This sweet gemstone is dichroic with the darker golden to orange brown in the ends of the longer ratio oval.  The stones tone level is medium dark and it color is mainly flash driven.  It is eye clean with excellent … Continue reading

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Great Rich Golden Brown, just like Mom’s Gravy, oval#268

This is an exceptional piece of dravite (brownish tourmaline).  It is cut with a “super nova” pavilion and a standard top, to conserve weight and get the most out of a brown, that is not dark or dense in any … Continue reading

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