C-511-ALEX: This stone is 2.7 mm, .09 cts. $ 111.00
Amethyst: (variety of Quartz) Good stone for jewelry- hardness = 7. Comes in various hues of violet, from pale (rose-de-france) to deeper colors, progressively deepening colors named after the mining districts that these colors typically came from (Bahia, Madeira, Siberian, etc.)
DA-140-AMET: Siberian Colored Amethyst this one is a rich-colored, clean stone that Dick faceted in a design he created called the Apex Brilliant. It is 7.7 mm, 1.51 cts. $ 111.57
Q-112-AMET: This one is a emerald cut amethyst faceted by John. This one is a medium purple, and is good for all jewelry uses- 8.0 x 4.5 mm, 1.05 ct $ 75.00
Q-118-AMET: This one is a rich amethyst faceted by John in a pear shape. This one is a rich purple, and is good for all jewelry uses- 13.6 x 10.0 mm, 5.16 ct $ 295.00
Q-121-AMET: This one is a rich amethyst faceted by John in a Standard Round Brilliant design. This one is a rich purple, and is good for all jewelry uses- and calibrated to fit in commercial mounts: 10 mm, 3.42 ct $ 155.00
Q-122-AMET: This one is a rich amethyst faceted by John in a pear shape. It is good for all jewelry uses- 8.7 x 6.3 mm, 5.16 ct $ 90.00
Q-125-AMET: This one is a rich amethyst faceted by John in a Standard Round Brilliant design. This one is a rich purple, and is good for all jewelry uses- and calibrated to fit in commercial mounts: 9 mm, 2.38 ct $ 95.00
Q-408-AMET: This one is a rich amethyst faceted by John in a Marquise design. This one is a medium purple, and is good for all jewelry uses- and calibrated to fit in commercial mounts: 10.0 x 5.0 mm, .93 ct $ 75.00
Q435B-AMETH: Amethyst Four Peaks, AZ. This is a fine, bright violet colored amethyst, cut in a barion oval by Barbara. It has a couple of slight inclusions which are not apparent in normal viewing, and shows off the fine dichroic color that Four Peaks amethyst is famous for. It is 14.2 x 11.4 mm, and weighs 7.65 cts; $400.50
Q-440B-AMET: This one is a "Rose-de-France" amethyst faceted by Barb in a beautiful pear design. This one is a pastel lilac, with a minor veil that is lost in the sparkle of this bright stone. This one is probably best for a pendant- it is a BIG one- 24.9 x 20.8 mm, 33.86 ct! $ 298.50
Q-531-AMETH: This is a medium colored amethyst Faceted by John in a Portuguese cut. It measures 12.0 mm, 6.20 cts. $315.00
This is an interesting stone due to it's extreme trichroic properties- the crystal exhibits different colors when viewed from different directions, and these colors reflect within the completed stone. The crystal colors are green - pink/red - and yellow. It can be quite attractive in jewelry, though not generally commercially available due to it's relative rarity. With a hardness of 7-7.5 it should be acceptable for most jewelry uses.
R-625-ANDA: This is a small emerald cut, Faceted by John. It measures 5.6 x 2.8 mm, 0.33 cts. $75.00
R-626-ANDA: This is a small octagon cut, Faceted by John. It measures 4.4 mm, 0.41 cts. $80.00
R-627-ANDA: This is a small Round Brilliant cut, Faceted by John. The crystal structure is such that
faceted stones are mostly green, and this one is a rarity- it is mostly red! It measures 5.1 mm, 0.46 cts. $100.00
R-631-ANDA: This is an emerald cut, Faceted by John. The crystal structure is such that faceted stones are mostly green, and the stone ends have amber and redish highlights. It measures 11.0 x 5 mm, 1.98 cts. $340.00
R-401B-APAT: This round standard brilliant was cut by Barb. It is a bright neon blue with plenty of sparkle. It is 4.2 mm and .31 cts. $90.00
Aquamarine: (variety of Beryl). Hardness = 7.5 to 8. Ranges in color from pale blue to blue/green into slightly deeper hues.
DA-121-AQUA: This is a fine medium blue, cut in a modified brilliant design. It does have some slight flaws, but is priced accordingly, and still a good value. It is 6.1 mm, .74 cts. $ 78.75
DA-122-AQUA: This is a fine medium blue, cut in Dick's Apex Brilliant design. This is a brilliant sparkler! It is 6.5 mm, and .97 cts. $ 159.38
DA-143-AQUA: Aquamarine, medium blue This one is a cushion triangle, cut in a Barion style to enhance the color and sparkle. It does have a couple of minor inclusions, not enough to detract from it's appearance, but enough to verify this is a natural stone. It is 6.5 mm, .93 cts. $ 135.93
B-447B-AQUA:This Aqua is cut in a shield shape. It has good color and clarity,
as well as a very unique cut. It is 14.1 X 14 mm and 6.39 ct. A great gift
for that March birthday person. The faceter is Barb. $ 1,890.00
B-511-AQUA: This aqua is a bright medium blue gem without the green undertones. It is a round standard brilliant with lots of sparkle, good color and clarity. John is the cutter. This one is .98 cts and 6.0 mm. $ 225.00
B-512-AQUA: This aqua is a bright medium blue gem without the green undertones. It is a round standard brilliant with lots of sparkle, good color and clarity. John is the cutter. This one is .95 cts and 6.1 mm. $ 225.00
B-523B-AQUA: Aquamarine is March's birthstone and this one is a dandy! The color is a nice medium blue with good clarity and sparkle. Cut by Barb. It is 5.5 mm and .68 ct- a Round Standard Brilliant cut. $ 280.00
B-537-AQUA: This aqua is a bright medium blue gem without the green undertones. It is a Emerald Cut with lots of sparkle, rich color, and clarity. John faceted this one, and it is 5.9 mm and 1.67 cts. $ 400.00
B-543b-AQUA: This aqua is a bright medium blue gem without the green undertones. It is a Round Brilliant design with lots of sparkle, rich color, and clarity. John faceted this one, and it is 5.5 mm and .68 cts. $ 240.00
Axinite: Hardness 6.5 - 7; Relatively rare Collector Gem which is suitable for use in pendants. It is seldom found in facetable crystals, and this material was mined in California- MINED and FACETED in the USA!
R-629-AXINITE: This is a Square design, Faceted by John. It measures 7.9 mm, 3.63 cts. $225.00
Bastnaesite: Carbonate-Fluoride; Hardness 4 - 4.5; RI is 1.717 - 1.818; EXTREMELY RARE COLLECTOR GEM! This material was discovered in Pakistan a few years ago, and that find was quickly worked out. Just a small amount of this material is facet grade, but when it is faceted, it has great color and sparkle.
R-624-BAST: This is a Standard Round Brilliant, which , Faceted by John. It measures 3.7 mm, 0.34 cts. $150.00
Benitoite: Hardness = 6 - 6.5. This is a rare gem which is only found in San Benito County, California. It is a collector gem and can also be beautiful when set into jewelry. Pendants and earrings are best for protecting this stone from damage. Sizes over 1 ct are rare and stones over 3 cts even more rare. This a beautiful blue gemstone.
R-613-BENI: This Benitoite is a medium blue, clean stone cut in a modified round brilliant by John. It is 3.3 mm, 0.22 cts, and just $ 148.50
R-614-BENI: This Benitoite is a medium blue, clean stone cut in a modified round brilliant by John. It is 3.0 mm, 0.16 cts, only $ 111.00
B-444B-MORG: Here is a really large piece of Morganite....the
pink version of the same material as Aquamarine and Emerald. This one is
cut in a square cushion and is 16.93 cts and 16.1 mm. It has a minor inclusion
off to the side. The stone is a real sparkler and is a powdery pink color.
This one is faceted by Barb. $ 675.00
B-525-MORG: Morganite this is a bright, clean gem, cut by John in a cut corner square Barion design. This is a design that enhances both the color and the sparkle of this fine gemstone. It is 6.1 mm and weighs 1.22 cts. $ 111.00
B-531-BERYL: Yellow beryl- often called Heliodor- this one is yellow with a slight green tint. It is a clean stone, well faceted by John in a trilliant design. It is respectably sized at 12.6 mm, 5.45 cts! $ 403.50
B-541-MORG: Morganite this is a bright, clean gem, cut by John in a round design. It is 9.0 mm and weighs 2.97 cts. $ 248.00
B-542-MORG: Morganite this is a bright, clean gem, cut by John in a square design. It is 8.1 mm and weighs 3.55 cts. $ 300.00
Bytownite is one of the less common gem materials from the Feldspar group
of minerals. Hardness is 6 - 6.5; these are fine for pendants, but we do
not recommend them for everyday wear in rings. Typical color range for
this material is clear to an ivory or yellow tint.
F-542b-BYTO: Bytownite: this is a bright, clean gem, cut by Barbara in a square cushion design that resembles a bird in the stone. How cool is that! It is 12.2 mm and weighs 6.0 cts. $ 150.00
Chrysoberyl: a gem that is excellent for jewelry, but just has not caught the public attention as well as other stones have. Hardness = 8.5; excellent for all jewelry uses. Typical Chrysoberyl has a color range of yellow to greenish or brownish. The color-change variety of Chrysoberyl is known as Alexandrite, and is one of the rarest and most prized of all the gemstones, with the finest material changing from deep green to red, and lesser grades that have a less dramatic color change.
C-507-CHRY: This is a pastel yellow green color. It is 4.2 mm and .35 cts. $ 45.00
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