Tag Archives: medium green

An eye opening golden green emerald cut.#445

I knew there was something “funny” with this emerald cut as soon as I focused on it.  It has golden green on the storage box, but color was not that big a deal with this mostly green emerald cut.  I … Continue reading

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Well saturated yellow green, medium plus tone level emerald cut. Namibia#442

I like this gemstone.  It has too rich a tone level, at medium plus to really stand out in the tray without help, but it has such a classic yellow green tourmaline color when I help it, that it makes … Continue reading

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Open ended medium tones blue green emerald cut.#440

This is the type of emerald cut that is not rare in the collection.  It probably came from Afghanistan and is very pretty without being overtly flashy.  It is completely open and is probably eye clean.  There really is nothing … Continue reading

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Bright, medium tone, pastel blue green emerald cut.#439

This emerald cut is only slight dichroic and has a nice, evenly bright, medium pastel blue green color.  It appears to be eye clean and has fine crystal. Even with all of this going for it, the stone is fine, … Continue reading

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Open ended bright, medium toned, green emerald cut, Mozambique#431

Looking at this bright medium toned emerald cut reminds me of my problem with propagating flaws in the green Mozambique material I got about ten years ago.  This gemstone has a quite visible, residual, radial flaw flashing at me.  I … Continue reading

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Bare dichroic, medium toned, slightly bronze, green emerald cut.#429

This emerald cut is oriented with the c axis and its bronze color across the stone rather than in the ends,like the vast majority of emerald cuts.  Since the stone is barely dichroic in tone values, the bronze color and … Continue reading

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Great green, closed ended, medium dark, emerald cut.#421

This stocky emerald cut looks rather like an octagon with the corners cut off so much, because of the steep angles on the ends of the stone.  But it seems to produce a great showing of this gems superior flash … Continue reading

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Sharp crystal like clarity, green, closed ended emerald cut.#418

I stopped a moment to try and come with a better description of what this stone looks like (including other eye clean and well saturated greens.).  Just saying that it is probably eye clean or with fine crystal doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Well saturate, eye clean, closed ended green emerald cut#406

This emerald cut is the best you can cut from the world of small highly dichroic green tourmaline crystal that nature has produced.  It has the typical well saturated yellow green in a medium tone level, which is good for … Continue reading

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Fine, medium toned, green emerald cut that is not visibly dichroic.#408

This is a beautiful, well saturated green emerald cut that is not visibly dichroic.  It appears to be eye clean and with excellent crystal.  Its completely open ends with the same color and tone values as the sides of the … Continue reading

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Steep ends on a semi closed, well saturated, medium toned green emerald cut#405 cut.

This emerald cut has steeply cut  ends because it has semi closed ends.  Its well saturated medium tone a/b axis color is very nice.  It weighs .72 carats. Bruce

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Included, medium light toned, blue green oval.#1200

This is the last of the four ovals that I cut from a large included piece of rough.  I have written about cutting this stone on another post about cutting included rough, if you would like to read more about … Continue reading

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Spicy yellowish green medium plus tone level, emerald cut

The long ratio of this narrow emerald cut minimizes the closed ends and put forward a nice medium plus tone level of spicy green.  It appears to be eye clean and weighs.1.32 carats. Bruce

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Nice medium toned slightly included emerald cut.#1191

This emerald cut is dichroic with semi closed ends.  It has a good amount of flash, but is not eye clean.  It has a slight radial feather that is on one side of the table, on the long side.  The … Continue reading

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Included, long ratio, bright blue green, medium toned, oval.#1184

This is one of the ovals that I cut from a large piece of included rough.  This stone has a moderate amount of inclusions, but is still bright and flashy.  I have posted about cutting this oval in a post … Continue reading

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An included round from the sea.#1158

This is an old stone that is so included that it sat away from the collection for years.  Still when I was getting the collection in order for this website and photography, I looked it over again.  And I still … Continue reading

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Open ended and medium toned, green emerald cut.#1143

This emerald cut appears to be eye clean and with fine crystal.  It has open ends and a fine medium tone level.  It green color is interesting as it is a bit different than most green tourmaline.  Just another example … Continue reading

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A nice medium toned green dot.#1125

Now what does it take to be a fine dot of color besides a determinative size?  The rich enough tone level to be seen and a fine color.  This standard round brilliant has both and has been accepted. ( Since … Continue reading

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A fine medium toned blue green round#127

This gemstone is pretty close to the sea foam from Afghanistan.  It has a little bit darker tone level and is not as neon in brightness.  Still this is a very nice open pastel blue/green that is bright and flashy.  … Continue reading

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Included. mostly green with blue overtone droplet of color.#114

This standard round brilliant has a good tone level for such a small stone.  The medium plus tone level also helps to mask the dot of color’s inclusions.  So this green with a blue overtone is a decently little gemstone … Continue reading

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Nice sized, larger, medium toned yellow green round.#194

This medium toned yellow green is on the yellow side again.  I just can not lay off the yellows.  It has fine crystal and appears to be eye clean.  As usual it is very bright and flashy, which may be … Continue reading

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Attractive pure green round. #191

This standard round brilliant is cut with it table perpendicular to the c axis.  This gets the highest tone value out of a pale crystal.  It is used much more often with pink/red because of the strong dichroic nature of … Continue reading

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A normal medium toned green droplet of color.#185

This standard round brilliant has a nice even medium toned green.  It has no noticeable dichroism and appears to be eye clean.  This is a fine combination for a 1.36 carat stone that earns it a pathway to droplet heaven. … Continue reading

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Fine medium dark forest green droplet of color.#171

Honesty is the best policy, but I don’t claim to be unbiased.  I think that tourmaline has the most exciting greens in the gemstone world.  It might not have the ultimate green of an emerald buried in a museum or … Continue reading

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Medium dark forest green droplet of color.#161

This standard round brilliant appears to be eye clean and with fine crystal.  I don’t see any dichroism in its medium dark, forest green color.  It is nice to have another green droplet of color.  It weighs 1.52 carats. Bruce

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Fine medium toned green shield cut.#158

Sometimes I think that movie critics should not review new movies because they have seen too much.  Who really cares if the plot was ripped off a 1947 thriller and the lead actor is trying to act like Laurence Olivie … Continue reading

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Nice medium dark green droplet of color.#151

This standard round brilliant has some minor inclusions that have no effect on the stones flash.  The droplet of color has a nice medium green color that flashes in a medium dark body.  It is simply a nice medium dark … Continue reading

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Completely open, medium toned blue green, emerald cut.#395

This is a beautiful gemstone.  It has a great,completely open, medium toned body.  In fact it is not even dichroic, at least by eye.  The color shines from the tray without needing to be flashed and when it is moved, … Continue reading

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Completely open, medium light tone, green emerald cut.#379

The emerald cut has a wonderful tone level and a green that strikes me as watery, without any blue in it.  It dichroic colors appear to be the same color except that c axis is darker.  The stones ends flash … Continue reading

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Outstanding, medium toned, well saturated, blue green emerald cut.#373

This emerald cut is completely open and flashing.  It is slightly dichroic, but from face up, I can not see any darkness or difference in color in the ends from the saturated blue green color on the sides.  It is … Continue reading

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moderately dichroic blue green, moderately toned, emerald cut.#370

This emerald cut easily shows its greener ends and blue green sides when the sun shines on it.  It has a moderate tone that is augmented by not having the ends too dark.  It appears to be eye clean and … Continue reading

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Slightly dichroic, but not closed, medium dark blue/green emerald cut.#367

This is a very nice medium dark toned blue with an overtone of green.  The color is flash driven and saturated.    It appears to be eye clean and have a fine crystal body.  The dichroism causes some darkening of the … Continue reading

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Small medium toned green dot of color#788

This standard round brilliant was cut while I experimented with cutting small rounds.  It has a nice medium tone that stands up to being in such a small stone.  Its color is a nice green without dichroism and is a … Continue reading

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Medium toned green dot of color.#787

This standard round brilliant has a nice medium toned green color.  It appears to be eye clean  and without dichroism.  It weighs .35 carats and is a nice do of color for the eye. kBruce

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Medium toned green dot of color#770

This smaller standard round brilliant is eye clean and has a nice medium tone.  I cut it when I was experimenting with cutting small round brilliants.  It weighs .36 carats. Bruce

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