Tag Archives: red-brown

A brown red to red depending on the light, round #99

This standard round brilliant is a beautiful gemstone.  It has a great, well saturated red in yellowish light, but to its eternal regret, it does brown out in the  bluer, natural light of days.  I forgive it though and gave … Continue reading

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A bit of a roasted red, that doesn’t mind being browned all around, round. #89

I once read sometime ago that in Thailand they will not show you a ruby before 10 AM in the morning.  Now why would such a dynamic and sales oriented people limit their hours?  Because the morning light tends to … Continue reading

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A great brown with a different twist, emerald cut.#531

If you look closely at many tourmaline browns, what do you see.  An orange that is just not saturated (purity of color) enough to present its orange face cleanly and brightly to the world.  But the posted gemstone, which is … Continue reading

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Golden Reddish Brown Colored Emerald Cut.

This smaller emerald cut has a rich tone level that shows off its golden reddish brown color very well.  The stone is dichroic, but the light a/b axis is at the ends rather than the normal arrangement of the c … Continue reading

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Smaller dichroic reddish brown emerald cut.

This dichroic emerald cut has rich reddish brown ends and moderate, browner sides.  The sum of the colors produces what I like to call mahogany.  The stone has a darker tone, but the mahogany is interesting in stronger light or … Continue reading

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Large Dravite wins ugliest award#968

  This large standard brilliant round weighs in at 23.4 carats, which makes it a heavy weight contender.  It came to me preformed to be a round and I did not have any qualms about going with the shape.   I … Continue reading

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