Tag Archives: red-purple

An exceptional, red purple emerald cut with punch.#949

I have not been particularly enamored with many of the purple reds that I have seen.  The purple cast seems to produce an overly dark tone level that limits flash.  Well this emerald cut stands above all that.  It is … Continue reading

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A medium tone purple with pink passion, round, cuprian#42

This standard round brilliant was probably heated to lighten its original, dark reddish purple, color.    The dark reddish purple tourmaline was the only really clean material, originally found at Mavuco, Mozambique.  This excellent example of purple tourmaline with a … Continue reading

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A Dark Plot Leads to a Red Purple Round Again.#1100

  The sun is up and bright so this droplet of color can spread a brighter flash and announce its red purple color.  I don’t consider red purples with their dark tones, Rubellites and they consistently have a lack of … Continue reading

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Darker red purple trilliant cut.#1091

  I don’t use the trilliant cut very much because I prefer shield cuts for triangular shaped rough.  But this red purple, which is not a rubellite in my book, has such a high tone level that I needed as … Continue reading

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A moderately included dark tone level plume, round#1049

  This plume, rich red purple, colored gemstone has a richer tone level than the average in the collection.  This tends to be the case for most of the red purples and they are more a sultry stone than a … Continue reading

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