Tag Archives: green-yellow

Lightly included, pastel yellow washed with green, oval. cuprian#419

This is another gemstone that I did not buy as cuprian, but my spectroscope uncovered the proper absorption curves.  It is very clean for a cuprian tourmaline from Mozambique, with only a very few light inclusions that do not effect … Continue reading

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Deeply cut round with a sparkling yellow green glow#1161

This is a pretty little gemstone.  The split horizontal mains on the pavilion of this eye clean round give an added bunch to the great medium toned yellow green color.  As usual this yellow green seem particularly bright when compared … Continue reading

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A deep round in yellow washed with green.#116

Once upon a time I had a roommate, during my freshman year at college, that appeared to have pink underwear and socks.  Now this was in 1966 and some social movements had really not come out of the closet.  So, … Continue reading

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Between yellow and green this is toward the darker green side, round.#195

I have posted on yellow greens and most of them are on the yellower end.  This count  really does not include many classic green colors of tourmaline that are just this side of pure green and not a blue green.  … Continue reading

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A yellow with a wash of green, cuprian round.#182

This is another gemstone that I did not buy as a cuprian tourmaline.  I discovered it with my spectrometer.  It has just the faintest inclusions that don’t effect the beauty of the stone at all.  But then again, I don’t … Continue reading

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Very bright pale yellow washed in green, droplet of color.#154

This pale yellow droplet of color just couldn’t stay away from being washed with green.  It is a common fate of many yellow tourmaline.  But that didn’t prevent the round from being very bright and eye clean.  This flashy gemstone … Continue reading

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Lots of competition to be eye candy in yellow green, meet a winning round #92

This standard round brilliant has a great combination of decent size, bright yellow with a wash of green color, eye clean purity and fine crystal to be eye candy and she has accepted the honor.  She weighed in at 2.05 … Continue reading

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Medium toned yellow with wash of green is laid back, round#91

This standard round brilliant is eye clean with great crystal. She might aspire to be eye candy, but is just too laid back and sophisticated to make the grade.  Her reserved nature would lend itself to a white metal treatment, … Continue reading

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Included larger yellow washed in green, round. #81

Did you ever go to a planetarium as a child and wonder at all the tiny specks of light that flashed on the rounded ceiling.  Well this larger standard round brilliant has the same kind of multitude of tiny lights … Continue reading

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Yellow washed in green, cuprian oval. #71

This apparently eye clean and very bright oval is mostly yellow with a wash of green.  I discovered, with my spectrometer, that it contains copper as a chromophore and that is interesting.  But I don’t know how much difference it … Continue reading

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Greenish yellow and a tale of discovered copper, round #61

This yellow tourmaline with a green wash does not have particularly good crystal, because it has a wide assortment of faint wispy feathers.  It is flashy and about average in brightness, despite the fact, that yellow greens usually have higher … Continue reading

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Medium Dark Toned Yellow Green Oval

This oval is dichroic and the ends are a bit greener than the sides.  The cut effectively mixes the colors together well.  This yellow green oval is flashy for a darker toned stone.  It weighs 3.04 carats. Bruce

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A yellow oval modified with green and brown overtones, oval

I have lauded yellows that are well saturated without green and problems with their purity of color that lead to browns.  Well this oval can not escape a touch of green and low saturation (purity of color) that leads to … Continue reading

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Darker greenish yellow oval

This darker greenish yellow stone has a moderate amount of flash.  It is dichroic and has some light yellow green color in its ends.  An eye clean, good quality body helps to make this an attractive gemstone.  It weighs 2.90 … Continue reading

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A deep yellow green oval that is fun.

In the quest to sell lighting it has gotten popular to advertise that this “high tech” wonder is daylight equivalent.  There is not such man made light source and there will probably never be one made.  And even if one … Continue reading

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Yellow washed in green a twice told tale, oval

Some colors I routinely pick up whenever possible.  A yellow green that really is a yellow that has been wash with green clothing and no bleach is always in demand.  This one is eye clean and a smaller size.  It … Continue reading

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A nice sized mostly yellow with a wash of green round.

You probably have seen and will see more of this color, that rides the edge of the yellow green line, because they are not in great demand and I scoop them up.  They always polish easily and make very bright … Continue reading

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A yellow that dances around with a bit of green, oval.

I am seeing yellow in natural light and my yellowish light, but I know this is the type of tourmaline that will make a debate out of whether it is a slight greening yellow or a yellow.  I would probably … Continue reading

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