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Imperial Topaz, Brazil
13.01 carats



Zircon, Sri Lanka
2.52 carats

 

Andalusite, Brazil
4.24 carats

 

Fine Gems All Gems Available as of May 9, 2017

 

Fine Gems for the Summer 2017  

19479 Quartz,
Md Golden Yellow, 24.39 cts emerald cut measuring 23.0x13.6x10.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A larger quartz gem that easily could be considered a citrine. This gem is cut in a traditional emerald cut and is priced to sell.
Priced at $3/carat or $73.17/gem

19477 Quartz,
Colorless, 62.37 cts fancy emerald brilliant cut measuring 30.0x22.0x15.7 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. This gem displays the cutting skill of some of the gem cutters in Sri Lanka. A large, colorless quartz with an unusual cut.
Priced at $2/carat or $124.74/gem

19478 Rhodolite Garnet, Md Dk Reddish Pink, 2.12 cts oval cut measuring 8.7x6.5x4.6 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very fine rhodolite of exceptional color. We visited the rhodolite garnet deposits during our visit to Sri Lanka in 2003. A story that will be included in our Memoirs of a Gemaholic in the future.
Priced at $40/carat or $84.80/gem

19476 Spinel,
Md Pinkish Purple, 1.51 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x5.9x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very fine spinel that displays a color often referred to as "lavender".
Priced at $80/carat or $120.80/gem

19480 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Pink, 1.18 cts cushion cut measuring 7.3x5.2x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A beautiful, natural pink topaz that if clean would command over $1,000/carat! We have priced this gem much more reasonably.
Priced at $150/carat or $177.00/gem

19482 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Pinkish Orange, 1.77 cts pear cut measuring 8.9x6.8x4.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A fine orange topaz with a pinkish overtone.
Priced at $150/carat or $265.50/gem

19481 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Orangish Pink, 2.26 cts pear cut measuring 13.5x5.6x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A long pear cut gem of strong pink color with an orangish overtone. We had an opportunity to acquire a small lot of imperial topaz with excellent color and at a great price.
Priced at $150/carat or $339.00/gem

   
   

 

Gallery of Additional Available Fine Gems
20% Off All Gems in this section until further notice

Alexandrite

 
15685 Alexandrite,s
Md Green/Pinkish Red, 2.40 cts oval cut measuring 8.5x6.6x5.0 mm, v lt incl, from India. A very fine alexandrite with a strong color change.
Priced at $5,000/carat or $12,000.00/gem
19161 Alexandrite,
Md Bluish Green/Purplish Pink, 0.56 cts cushion cut measuring 5.4x4.1x2.8 mm, lt incl, from India. A half carat size alexandrite of strong color change.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $672.00/gem
19254 Alexandrite,
Md Green/Pink, 0.75 cts oval cut measuring 5.6x4.1x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from India. This gem displays a fine green hue in daylight changing to a light pink under incandescent light.
Priced at $600/carat or $450.00/gem
18897 Alexandrite,
Md Yellowish Green/Pink, 1.57 cts oval cut measuring 7.2x5.7x5.0 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. An attractive alexandrite with a strong color change from yellowish green in daylight to pink under incandescent light.
Priced at $800/carat or $1,256.00/gem
18954 Alexandrite,
Md Green/Purplish Pink, 0.34 cts oval cut measuring 4.4x3.4x2.7 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A smaller alexandrite with an attractive color change and cut.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $408.00/gem
19028 Alexandrite,
Md Yellowish Green/Pink, 1.64 cts trilliant cut measuring 7.0x7.0x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A very fine alexandrite with a strong color change. We have seen a few alexandrites from Madagascar but they are far fewer in number than those from Tanzania or Brazil.
Priced at $1,600/carat or $2,624.00/gem
19336 Alexandrite,
Md Green/Purplish Pink, 0.46 cts cushion cut measuring 5.8x4.0x2.4 mm, lt incl, from India. This gem displays a very strong color change with an exceptional green color in daylight.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $552.00/gem

Amethyst

 
17784 Amethyst,
Md Pinkish Purple, 17.01 cts freeform millennium cut measuring 18.3x15.6x9.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A designer cut in a freeform trapezoid cut with concave facets that are characteristic of the millennium cut.
Priced at $6/carat or $102.06/gem
Amethyst,
Md Dk Purple, 124.52 cts carved dragon, rough from 4 Peaks, Arizona
Priced at $450.00/piece

Amethyst,
Md Dk Purple, 41.30 cts carved rose, rough from 4 Peaks, Arizona.
Priced at $280.00/piece

 

Ametrine

 
16244 Ametrine,
Md Purple/Lt Yellow, 75.09 cts emerald cut measuring 29.6x21.9x14.0 mm, eye clean, from Bolivia. A very large ametrine with purple dominating most of the gem.
Priced at $6/carat or $450.54/gem
 

Andalusite

 
14333 Andalusite,s
Md Golden Green/Orange, 5.25 cts emerald cut measuring 14.7x7.2x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. This is a larger gem for an andalusite. The emerald cut displays the dichroic colors of this gem specie very well.
Priced at $125/carat or $656.25/gem
18930 Andalusite,
Md Dk Brownish Green/Orange, 3.08 cts pear cut measuring 13.2x7.3x4.5 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. We continue to find andalusites in old inventories that we can acquire and offer. This is a well cut, clean gem, over three carats in size that displays the dichroism for which these gems are known.
Priced at $90/carat or $277.20/gem
18931 Andalusite,s
Md Brownish Green/Orange, 4.24 cts pear cut measuring 14.0x9.3x5.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. Andalusite has become scare as the rough from the Brazilian deposit is gradually cut. This is a very fine gem that displays the dichroism for which this gem specie is known.
Priced at $100/carat or $424.00/gem
12171 Andalusite,s
Md Dk Yellowish Green/Brownish Orange, 6.00 cts skewed trilliant cut measuring 18.6x10.4x6.1 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A larger size for an andalusite that displays the dichroic colors for which this gem is well known.
Priced at $125/carat or $750.00/gem
18302 Andalusite,s
Md Dk Golden Green/Orange, 2.74 cts oval cut measuring 11.8x7.0x4.2 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A gem that we acquired from a collection. We are told by our Brazilian sources that such gems are now very difficult to obtain and when they are available are quite pricey.
Priced at $60/carat or $164.40/gem
19428 Andalusite,
Md Dk Green/Orange, 1.23 cts oval cut measuring 8.2x5.9x3.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A carat size andalusite at a very affordable price. These gems are getting scarce as the deposits in Brazil are either exhausted or near exhaustion.
Priced at $35/carat or $43.05/gem
17412 Andalusite,
Md Dk Brownish Green/Orange, 2.76 cts fancy shield cut measuring 16.7x5.6x4.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazilian. All andalusites are becoming scarce as deposits in Brazil have become exhausted and other sources in the world produce very little material. This gems has a unique cut and displays its dichroism well.
Priced at $90/carat or $248.40/gem
10422 Andalusite,
Md Grayish Green/Orange, 2.86 cts freeform cut measuring 13.0x7.0x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An unusual gem with a unique cut that looks similar to the outline of the state of Nevada.
Priced at $40/carat or $114.40/gem
18107 Andalusite,
Md Dk Yellowish Green/Orange, 2.65 cts long oval cut measuring 12.0x6.7x4.8 mm, lt incl, from Brazil. An inexpensive oval andalusite that displays the dichroicm that is present in these gems well.
Priced at $25/carat or $66.25/gem

Aquamarine

 
18473 Aquamarine,
Lt Blue, 1.69 cts oval cut measuring 8.9x6.3x5.2 mm, eye clean, from Malawi. Most of our gems from Malawi were cut from rough we obtained during our two year there in the late 1980's. This gem is a fine example of the light blue aquamarine found in the northern part of the country.
Priced at $40/carat or $67.60/gem
19417 Aquamarine,
Lt Blue, 1.74 cts oval cut measuring 9.5x7.1x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An inexpensive, icy blue aquamarine for the budget conscious gem enthusiast.
Priced at $30/carat or $52.20/gem
18911 Aquamarine,
Lt Greenish Blue, 0.91 cts emerald cut measuring 8.4x4.1x3.2 mm, v lt incl, from Mt Antero, Colorado. An attractive small gem from this classic North American locality for aquamarine.
Priced at $70/carat or $63.70/gem

Beryl

 
19168 Goshenite,
Colorless, 7.86 cts cushion cut measuring 14.6x11.0x7.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A very fine gem for this colorless member of the beryl family.
Priced at $25/carat or $196.50/gem

Chrysoberyls

 
19431 Chrysoberyl,
Md Yellowish Green, 4.21 cts round brilliant cut measuring 8.9x6.2 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. This gem displays an unusual color for chrysoberyl with a particular strong green hue with yellow overtones. It was custom cut in the United States by a very talented gem cutter. A rare opportunity to obtain a gem that is exceptional both in color and cut.
Priced at $150/carat or $631.50/gem
19164 Chrysoberyl,
Md Lt Greenish Yellow, 1.49 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 6.4x4.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A very attractive gem of strong yellow color and with a slight greenish overtone.
Priced at $80/carat or $119.20/gem
18385 Chrysoberyl,
Md Golden Yellow, 2.18 cts oval cut measuring 8.3x6.9x4.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A well cut chrysoberyl of fine clarity. We are seeing fewer and fewer chrysoberyl available in the US as most of these gems are finding their way into the Asian markets where prices have sky rocketed.
Priced at $60/carat or $130.80/gem

Citrine

 
17909 Citrine,
Md Orangish Yellow, 11.81 cts checkerboard emerald brilliant cut measuring 14.6x13.2x10.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A very fine citrine that displays an intense orangish yellow color.
Priced at $8/carat or $94.48/gem
19206 Citrine,
Md Dk Yellowish Orange, 33.85 cts trapezoid brilliant cut measuring 30.5x16.3x13.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. Here is a uniquely cut citrine that would make a one of a kind pendant.
Priced at $6/carat or $203.10/gem
18061 Citrine,
Md Orange, 12.22 cts checkerboard cushion cut measuring 15.4x12.1x10.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A bright orange and inexpensive gem.
Priced at $8/carat or $97.76/gem
19256 Citrine,
Md Orangish Yellow, 12.34 cts checkerboard cushion cut measuring 16.0x14.0x9.4 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A well cut larger gem for a little money. This gem is well cut and would make a beautiful pendant.
Priced at $10/carat or $123.40/gem
18217 Citrine,
Md Orangish Yellow, 15.22 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 17.9x14.1x11.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. Citrine always has been and remains a very affordable and attractive gem. This is a well cut gem in a larger size for a pendant.
Priced at $8/carat or $121.76/gem
18392 Citrine,
Md Greenish Yellow, 10.92 cts round brilliant cut measuring 14.9x10.0 mm, eye clean, from Russia. This gem displays a color that is very similar to the Oro Verde citrines of Brazil. We assume it has been treated to produce this color. The gem is both well cut and clean.
Priced at $10/carat or $109.20/gem

Diamonds

 
18937 Diamond,
Md Yellow, 0.70 cts marquise cut measuring 8.4x4.8x3.0 mm, SI2 clarity, source unknown. An irradiated, fancy color diamond that has come to us through a trade.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $840.00/gem

Emeralds

 
18997 Emerald,
Md Lt Bluish Green, 2.22 cts emerald cut measuring 8.4x6.7x5.0 mm, lt incl, from North Carolina. This gem returns to our inventory after being on hold briefly. A very nice North Carolina emerald with typical emerald inclusions.
Priced at $600/carat or $1,332.00/gem

Garnets

 
Almandite Garnets
 
   

Andradite Garnets

 
17350 Andradite Garnet,
Md Dk Brownish Orange, 1.36 cts round brilliant cut measuring 6.6x4.4 mm, v lt incl, from China. One of the few new location gems we saw in Tucson this year and then with only a couple of dealers. These gems are faceted from rough recovered from the beds of the Yellow River.
Priced at $200/carat or $272.00/gem
Chrome Pyrope Garnets (Ant Hill Garnets)
 

Demantoid Garnets

 
17643 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Yellowish Green, 1.92 cts oval cut measuring 6.9x6.1x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A very fine demantoid from the Madagascar location.
Priced at $1,000/carat or $1,920.00/gem
16661 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Golden Green, 1.06 cts oval cut measuring 6.4x5.4x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A well cut garnet for this member of the andradite family.
Priced at $500/carat or $530.00/gem
18940 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Dk Greenish Gold, 1.00 cts oval cut measuring 6.3x4.5x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A member of the andradite garnet family and classified as a demantoid garnet due to the presence of chromium.
Priced at $400/carat or $400.00/gem
19302 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Golden Green, 0.96 cts antique cushion cut measuring 5.3x5.3x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A fine example of this chrome rich andradite garnets from Madagascar.
Priced at $300/carat or $288.00/gem
18905 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Dk Brownish Green, 0.68 cts trilliant cut measuring 6.0x6.0x2.8 mm, v lt incl, from Namibia. A well cut gem from this location producing these rare garnets.
Priced at $80/carat or $54.40/gem
19260 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Golden Green, 0.75 cts oval cut measuring 5.8x4.8x3.1 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A very brilliant gem for this member of the andradite garnet family.
Priced at $300/carat or $225.00/gem
17689 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Golden Green, 0.66 cts oval cut measuring 5.7x4.5x3.1 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. The rough from which this gem was cut came from a small deposit in Madagascar that was subsequently mined out. A fine, smaller gem when #17643 is too pricey for your budget.
Priced at $250/carat or $165.00/gem
16887 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Dk Greenish Gold, 1.23 cts oval cut measuring 6.6x5.1x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A chromium rich member of the andradite garnet family that unfortunately also contains trace amounts of iron that reduces the green hue that the chromium would normally produce. Still an attractive gem from an unusual source.
Priced at $500/carat or $615.00/gem
17121 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Greenish Gold, 0.56 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 5.1x2.7 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A well cut member of the garnet family that displays fine dispersion.
Priced at $300/carat or $168.00/gem
17462 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Golden Green, 0.83 cts oval cut measuring 6.4x5.3x2.9 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A bright garnet from this limited discovery of just a few years ago.
Priced at $250/carat or $207.50/gem
18961 Demantoid Garnet,
Md Greenish Gold, 0.56 cts oval cut measuring 6.1x4.5x2.7 mm, v lt incl, from Namibia. These chromium rich, andradite garnets are mined in an area on the west slopes of the Erongo Mountains of Namibia. Unfortunately the presence of trace amounts of iron mask the fine green hues that would normally appear as a result of the presence of chromium.
Priced at $100/carat or $56.00/gem
18115 Demantoid Garnet*,
Md Lt Bluish Green, 0.50 cts trilliant cut measuring 5.2x4.9x2.7 mm, lt incl, from Namibia. This gem was cut from rough we obtained during our 2011 visit to Namibia. We have a few additional gems of similar size available at this price.
Priced at $150/carat or $75.00/gem
18124 Demantoid Garnet*,
Md Greenish Yellow, 0.41 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 4.6x2.7 mm, mod incl, from Italy. We purchased a number of small crystals from this location many years ago and decided to have a few of them cut. This is the largest of the lot, however, some of the others are cleaner.
Priced at $150/carat or $61.50/gem

Grandite Garnets

 
16919 Grandite Garnet,
Md Yellow, 2.00 cts oval cut measuring 8.7x6.5x4.5 mm, eye clean, from Mali. This gem was previously listed on our website. It is a 2 carat yellow garnet that would challenge your friends as to its identity.
Priced at $125/carat or $250.00/gem
16774 Grandite Garnet,
Md Greenish Yellow, 2.03 cts oval cut measuring 8.3x6.2x5.1 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A bright yellow garnet with a slight greenish overtone. These garnets display a color not found anywhere else in garnets.
Priced at $125/carat or $253.75/gem
18789 Grandite Garnet,
Md Greenish Yellow, 1.70 cts oval cut measuring 8.0x6.1x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A grossular/andradite garnet hybrid, these gems do not exhibit a color one normally associates with garnets. A well cut gem that will set easily in a premade, calbirated setting.
Priced at $100/carat or $170.00/gem
19261 Grandite Garnet,
Md Dk Brownish Yellow, 1.32 cts oval cut measuring 7.4x5.8x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A most unusual color for a garnet from this location known for producing a wide range of color in these grossular,andradite garnet hybrids.
Priced at $90/carat or $118.80/gem
18945 Grandite Garnet,
Md Dk Yellow, 1.45 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x6.2x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Mali. The deposits that produced this garnet were first discovered during the 1990's and are known for the many unusual colors that originate from this location. This is an unusual yellow garnet of fine cutting and clarity.
Priced at $90/carat or $130.50/gem
18947 Grandite Garnet,
Md Greenish Yellow, 1.55 cts oval cut measuring 7.8x6.1x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Mali. Another garnet of unusual color from this location known for its hybrid, grossular and andradite garnets.
Priced at $90/carat or $139.50/gem
19234 Grandite Garnet,
Md Greenish Gold, 1.77 cts oval cut measuring 8.0x6.0x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Mali. This gem definitely does not display a color we find typical of members of the garnet family. The gem is calibrated as well which makes setting easy.
Priced at $100/carat or $177.00/gem
19227 Grandite Garnet,
Md Dk Yellowish Orange, 1.35 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x5.8x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Mali. We have seen grandite garnets with a very wide range of color. This color is a bit rarer than most. These garnets are not your typical colors and would astonish most people when told that they are indeed garnets.
Priced at $80/carat or $108.00/gem
19043 Grandite Garnet,
Md Greenish Gold, 1.38 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x6.0x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A brilliant and attractive garnet of unusual color. If your birthstone is garnet and you do not like the typical red color then this is the gem for you.
Priced at $90/carat or $124.20/gem
18896 Grandite Garnet,
Md Yellow, 1.56 cts oval cut measuring 7.2x6.2x4.4 mm, eye clean, from Mali. These garnets are also known as “Mali” garnet with the grandite name being derived from the two components, grossular and andradite, of this hybrid member of the garnet family.
Priced at $80/carat or $124.80/gem
16296 Grandite Garnet,
Md Dk Brownish Yellow, 1.60 cts oval cut measuring 7.8x6.0x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A very unusual color for a garnet and as far as we know are only found at this one location in the central African country of Mali.
Priced at $100/carat or $160.00/gem
9232 Grandite Garnet,
Md Dk Yellow, 1.41 cts oval cut measuring 7.8x6.3x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Mali. A well cut gem of bright yellow color and eye clean clarity. An unusual color for a garnet.
Priced at $100/carat or $141.00/gem

Grossular Garnets

 
17156 Grossular Garnet,s
Lt Yellowish Green, 1.51 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x6.1x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. A “mint” Merelani garnet from the same gem mines as tanzanite.
Priced at $200/carat or $302.00.gem
18389 Grossular "Mint Merelani" Garnet,
Md Lt Green, 1.39 cts oval cut measuring 7.2x5.5x4.2 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. The Merelani garnets actually owe their color to a trace amount of chromium which makes them light tsavorite garnets. This is a fine example with classic mint color.
Priced at $200/carat or $278.00/gem
18464 Grossular Garnet,s
Md Lt Green, 1.27 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x5.8x4.0 mm, eye clean, fro Merelani Hills, Tanzania. These rare grossular garnets are from the same deposit as tanzanite. Technically they are light color tsavorite garnets as they are also colored by chromium.
Priced at $300/carat or $381.00/gem
18375 Grossular Garnet,
Lt Mint Green, 1.19 cts round cut measuring 6.1x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. This gem is cut from rough found in the same deposits as tanzanite. The prices just for the rough that these gems are cut from has sky rocketed during the past few years.These gems are also known as "Mint Merelan Garnets".
Priced at $400/carat or $476.00/gem

Hessonite Garnets

 
15884 Hessonite Garnet,
Dk Orange, 35.02 cts cushion cut measuring 20.2x15.8x12.0 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very large hessonite of darker color and containing the inclusions that are typical of hessonites.
Priced at $50/carat or $1,751.00/gem
19040 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Dk Orange, 3.26 cts oval cut measuring 10.2x7.6x5.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very fine darker orange hessonite that makes a more affordable alternative than the much more expensive spessartite garnets of similar color.
Priced at $40/carat or $130.40/gem
19406 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Dk Orange, 2.36 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 8.4x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A rare eye clean hessonite of exceptional orange color.
Priced at $40/carat or $94.40/gem
19335 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Orange, 2.89 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 9.7x7.7x6.8 mm, v l incl, from the Jeffrey's Mine, Quebec, Canada. This gem is cut from crystaline rough that does not display the roiling effect found in Sri Lankan gems. It is bright and well cut with only two minimal inclusions.
Priced at $100/carat or $289.00/gem
19276 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Orangish Gold, 2.32 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 9.9x7.3x4.7 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. Hessonite garnets rarely occur clean as most contain a roiling effect or small tiny crystals. This gem is near clean with minimal characteristic inclusions.
Priced at $30/carat or $69.60/gem
15759 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Golden Orange, 8.34 cts oval cut measuring 14.0x10.7x7.4 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A larger size for this member of the grossular garnet family. This gem displays the inclusions typical for hessonites from this location.
Priced at $60/carat or $500.40/gem
16794 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Orangish Gold, 4.69 cts oval cut measuring 11.4x8.9x6.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. Hessonite garnets are a member of the grossular garnet family. This is a well cut gem with inclusions that are commonly found in hessonites. The deposit that produced this gem is no longer being mined.
Priced at $30/carat or $140.70/gem
17150c Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Orangish Yellow, 4.97 cts oval cut measuring 11.6x8.9x6.2 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. These gems offer a lesser expensive alternative to imperial topaz yet with similar durability and rarity. This deposit has been inaccessible for many years and subsequently the gems coming from this deposit have become more and more difficult to obtain.
Priced at $50/carat or $248.50/gem
8959 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Yellowish Orange, 6.12 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 13.0x10.0x6.8 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This is an older gem from our inventory that was mined during the 1990's. The mine has since closed and these unique garnets are only being cut from our stockpiles of rough. A well cut gem offered at a very reasonable price in today's market.
Priced at $30/carat or $183.60/gem
16210 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Orangish Gold, 3.30 cts checkerboard cushion cut measuring 9.4x7.9x5.6 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. These gems are no longer being mined and are cut from old rough stock.
Priced at $30/carat or $99.00/gem
17750 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Orangish Gold, 2.76 cts oval cut measuring 10.3x8.1x4.7 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This gem display a minimum amount of inclusions for hessonites that are usually quite full of small crystals. Well cut and bright it is well suited for a ring setting.
Priced at $30/carat or $82.80/gem
15155 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Orangish Gold, 3.18 cts oval checkerboard cut measuring 10.8x9.0x5.0 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. These garnets are getting scarce as the supply of rough has been exhausted. A good substitute gem for imperial topaz at a less expensive price.
Priced at $30/carat or $95.40/gem
15186 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Golden Orange, 2.80 cts checkerboard cushion cut measuring 8.6x7.8x5.2 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A golden hessonite of fine cutting and typical inclusions from hessonites.
Priced at $25/carat or $70.00/gem
16846 Hessonite Garnet,
Md Lt Golden Champagne, 2.88 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 9.4x8.0x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A light champagne color garnet with excellent cutting and typical roiling clarity for a hessonite garnet.
Priced at $30/carat or $86.40/gem
Malaya Garnets  
19231 Malaya Garnet,
Dk Reddish Orange, 1.52 cts oval cut measuring 8.1x6.1x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. Malaya garnets are a hybrid mix of pyrope and spessartite members of the garnet family. This gem and the matching pair listed below show the wide range of colors that they can occur. Once discarded in the search for fine rhodolite garnets they are now recognized by GIA as a significant member of the garnet family.
Priced at $60/carat or $91.20/gem
7990 Malaya Garnet,
Md Orangish Pink, 2.83 cts pear cut measuring 11.4x7.6x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. This gem displays the fine orangish pink color for which these garnets are most noted.
Priced at $80/carat or $226.40/gem
17788 Pyrospessartite "Malaya" Garnet,
Md Dk Orangish Red, 2.61 cts oval cut measuring 10.1x8.1x 4.7 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. These garnets became popular during the 1990's as they were previously discarded by miners digging for rhodolites. The "flame" color became quite popular and offers a very attractive alternative gem for the January birthstone.
Priced at $80/carat or $208.80/gem
Pyrope Garnets  
19243 Chrome Pyrope Garnet,
V Dk Intense Red, 2.66 cts oval cut measuring 9.8x7.7x4.7 mm, v lt incl, from Arizona. Chrome pyrope garnets can be some of the most intense red gem of any specie. Unfortunately in larger sizes they become too dark in tone to display the exceptional color which unfortunately is the case in this gem. Still a larger size for this member of the garnet family.
Priced at $40/carat or $106.40/gem

Pyrospessartite Garnets

 
17259 Malaya (Pyrospessartite) Garnet,s
Md Dk Reddish Orange, 6.07 cts oval cut measuring 12.6x9.2x5.8 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. A very fine Malaya garnet of exceptional reddish orange color in a larger size and of eye clean clarity.
Priced at $150/carat or $910.50/gem
7989 Pyrospessartite (Malaya) Garnet,
Md Dk Orangish Red, 2.15 cts oval cut measuring 8.9x6.6x 4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. The story behind these beautiful, flame color garnets is that they were discarded in the process of mining for rhodolite garnets from the same deposit and thus the name "Malaya". This is a beautiful flame color gem from our older inventory.
Priced at $60/carat or $129.00/gem
12927 Pyrospessartite “Malaya” Garnet,
Md Pinkish Orange, 1.46 cts pear cut measuring 8.4x5.9x3.9 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright garnet with lighter color in a desirable orangish pink hue.
Priced at $80/carat or $116.80/gem
18258 Pyrospessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Reddish Orange, 2.54 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 8.9x6.0x5.4 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright flame color garnet from the same mines as those that produce rhodolite garnets in Tanzania.
Priced at $80/carat or $203.20/gem

Rhodolite Garnets

 
12432 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Purplish Red, 20.24 cts oval cut measuring 16.1x12.9x11.3 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This is a very large rhodolite for Sri Lanka. The color is quite intense and the inclusions barely visible.
Priced at $150/carat or $3,036.00/gem
17775 Rhodolite Garnet,
Dk Pinkish Red, 25.85 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 17.5x11.1 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. This is a very large rhodolite with fine color and only the slightest amount of silk that is characteristic of rhodolites from this location.
Priced at $60/carat or $1,551.00/gem
19410 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Pink, 2.20 cts oval cut measuring 9.1x6.8x4.4 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A fine rhodolite of medium dark pink color and near calibrated for easy setting.
Priced at $50/carat or $110.00/gem
19329 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Pinkish Red, 2.32 cts oval cut measuring 9.2x7.0x4.3 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This gem displays a very strong red hue that accents with a slight amount of pink under LED lighting. A very light amount of silk is present in this gem.
Priced at $50/carat or $116.00/gem
19306 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Red, 2.03 cts oval cut measuring 8.4x6.7x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A bright red garnet of fine cutting and vivid color.
Priced at $30/carat or $60.90/gem
19257 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Pinkish Red, 2.91 cts oval cut measuring 9.2x7.6x5.3 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A gorgeous rhodolite with rich red color and just a slight pinkish overtone.
Priced at $40/carat or $116.40/gem
18903 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Pinkish Red, 2.57 cts oval cut measuring 9.2x7.2x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A nice ring size rhodolite garnet that displays classic pinkish red color.
Priced at $40.carat or $102.80/gem
19027 Rhodolite Garnet,
Md Dk Red, 2.98 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 9.2x7.2x5.6 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A very fine red rhodolite garnet that is more noted for its checkerboard cut. An excellent size for a ring setting.
Priced at $40/carat or $119.20/gem
17068 Rhodolite Garnet,
Dk Pinkish Red, 11.35 cts shield cut measuring 15.3x13.2x8.0 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A larger rhodolite of very fine color and clarity. Prices for larger rhodolite garnets have increased substantially during the past year.
Priced at $60/carat or $681.00/gem

Spessartite Garnets

 
18780 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Intense Orange, 5.21 cts round brilliant cut measuring 9.8x6.5 mm, v lt incl, from the Little 3 Mine, California. This is a very exceptional spessartite garnet from this well known California location that is now closed. Color wise they do not come better and the size is very large for a gem of very light inclusions from this location.
Priced at $800/carat or $4,168.00/gem
19044 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Intense Orange, 1.46 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x5.3x38 mm, v lt incl, from Nigeria. A "mandarin" orange garnet of intense color that we have not seen offered for many years. This is the last of these that we have available.
Priced at $150/carat or $219.00/gem
18629 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Orangish Red, 10.31 cts oval cut measuring 13.0x10.9x7.9 mm, eye clean, from Mozambique. An exceptional, flame red spessartite in a very large size and top clarity as well.
Priced at $200/carat or $2,062.00/gem
18711 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Reddish Orange, 7.23 cts oval cut measuring 11.4x10.3x7.4 mm, eye clean, from Mozambique. A stuning garnet of intense reddish orange color and in a larger size.
Priced at $200/carat or $1,446.00/gem
18810 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Intense Orangish Yellow, 1.96 cts cushion cut measuring 8.0x5.6x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. This is a relatively clean gem for a spessartite from this location.
Priced at $150/carat or $294.00/gem
18628 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Lt Orange, 1.65 cts oval cut measuring 7.9x6.1x3.7 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright orange spessartite that resembles the mandarin spessartites that were mined in Nigeria a few years ago. Priced at $150/carat or $247.50/gem
17853 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Reddish Orange, 1.31 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x5.7x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. An exceptional flame colored spessartite of fine clarity and cut.
Priced at $80/carat or $104.80/gem
18213 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Lt Orange, 1.24 cts oval cut measuring 7.3x5.4x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from the Little 3 Mine, California. We offered a few spessartites from this location that were eye clean and that sold very quickly. This gem displays only very light inclusions and is bargain priced for a location that is no longer producing.
Priced at $100/carat or $124.00/gem
17620 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Orangish Red, 1.09 cts oval cut measuring 6.8x4.8x3.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A flame color spessartite of sparkling brilliance and dramatic hue.
Priced at $90/carat or $98.10/gem
2249 Spessartite Garnet,
Dk Orangish Red, 2.95 cts pear cut measuring 11.9x7.0x5.1 mm, lt incl, from Nepal. This gem was acquired in trade with another dealer many years ago so we have to trust his identification and location which is very unusual for a spessartite garnet.
Priced at $25/carat or $73.75/gem
16164 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Orangish Yellow, 1.12 cts round cut measuring 6.2x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. The spessartite garnets from this location tend to display a stronger yellow hue with orangish overtones. A very fine garnet for this location with minimal inclusions.
Priced at $70/carat or $78.40/gem
17722 Spessartite Garnet,
Dk Reddish Orange, 3.14 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 8.2x5.8 mm, lt incl, from Brazil. A larger spessartite from Brazil that unfortunately contains multiple, visible inclusions that results in a low, affordable price.
Priced at $20/carat or $62.80/gem
18116 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Intense Orange, 1.42 cts pear cut measuring 7.9x5.8x4.1 mm, lt incl, from Namibia. An intense orange "Mandarin" garnet with light inclusions that resemble the horsetails that are commonly found in Russian demantoid garnets.
Priced at $150/carat or $213.00/gem
18122 Spessartite Garnet,
Md Dk Orange, 3.83 cts split sided step cut measuring 12.3x6.9x4.7 mm, lt incl, from Brazil. An inexpensive spessartite garnet with fine color and cutting.
Priced at $40/carat or $153.20/gem

Topazolite Garnets

 
16539 Topazolite Garnet,
Md Brownish Yellow, 0.55 cts round brilliant cut measuring 4.8x3.3 mm, v lt incl, from Russia. A member of the andradite garnet group, topazolite garnets display high refraction and dispersion.
Priced at $200/carat or $110.00/gem
18565 Topazolite Garnet,
Md Dk Yellowish Brown, 0.61 cts round brilliant cut measuring 5.1x3.0 mm, v lt incl, from Russia. This is a relatively large gem for a faceted topazolite of such clarity. A single tiny crystal inclusion is visible on the pavilion.
Priced at $200/carat or $122.00/gem
18188 Topazolite Garnet,s
Md Dk Golden Brown, 0.72 cts oval cut measuring 5.8x5.0x3.6 mm, lt incl, from Russia. A rare member of the andradite garnet family. This is a larger size for this garnet variety that rarely occurs in over 1/2 carat in size.
Priced at $200/carat or $144.00/gem
18792 Topazolite Garnets (2),
Md Dk Brownish Yellow, 1.23 cts round brilliant cuts measuring 5.0 mm in diameter each, lt incl, from Russia. A matched pair of these dispersive members of the andradite garnet family.
Priced at $200/carat or $246.00/pair of gems

Tsavorite Garnets

 
18932 Tsavorite Garnet,
Dk Intense Green, 3.38 cts emerald cut measuring 8.4x7.1x5.6 mm, v lt incl, from Kenya. An exceptional gem of larger size and very fine quality for a Kenyan tsavorite. Rough to cut gems of this size and quality is almost impossible to acquire.
Priced at $2,500/carat or $8,450.00/gem
18994 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Green, 2.77 cts cushion cut measuring 7.5x7.5x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A larger size for a tsavorite garnet, this gem would make an excellent center gem in a ring.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $3,601.00/gem
19216 Tsavorite Garnet,
Dk Green, 1.94 cts cushion cut measuring 7.9x6.0x4.4 mm, lt incl, from Kenya. A darker green garnet from the Kenyan location from where they were first discovered.
Priced at $200/carat or $388.00/gem
19258 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Green, 0.70 cts cushion cut measuring 5.8x3.9x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Kenya. An exceptional, intense green tsavorite from the location in Kenya near the Tsavo National Park where they were first discovered.
Priced at $400/carat or $280.00/gem
18321 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Green, 1.07 cts oval cut measuring 6.4x5.1x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. An attractive green garnet of fine clarity. The tsavorite garnets from Tanzania are generally lighter in tone than those from Kenya but still bright and intense in color.
Priced at $300/carat or $321.00/gem
17407 Tsavorite Garnet,s
Dk Intense Green, 1.49 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x5.8x5.4 mm, eye clean, from Kenya. An exceptional tsavorite with very intense dark green color and unusually clean clarity.
Priced at $700/carat or $1,043.00/gem
15698 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Green, 1.14 cts cushion cut measuring 6.6x5.3x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. This gem has a slight window that is masked by the intense color.
Priced at $350/carat or $399.00/gem
15691 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Green, 1.07 cts oval cut measuring 6.2x4.9x4.2 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright green tsavorite that would make an excellent ring gem.
Priced at $300/carat or $321.00/gem
17469 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Green 1.23 cts oval cut measuring 6.7x5.8x3.8 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright green garnet of very fine color and clarity. This gem would make an excellent center gem in a ring.
Priced at $300/carat or $369.00/gem
15863 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Green, 1.65 cts antique cushion cut measuring 7.6x5.4x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A fine tsavorite garnet of intense green color. We have not seen many gems of this quality being offered lately.
Priced at $400/carat or $660.00/gem
19241 Tsavorite Garnet,
Md Dk Intense Green, 0.66 cts skewed cushion cut measuring 4.8x4.4x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A native cut tsavorite of exceptional color.
Priced at $200/carat or $132.00/gem

Heliodors

 
19170 Heliodor,
Md Intense Golden Yellow, 5.81 cts oval cut measuring 13.6x10.4x7.0 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A beautiful, intensely colored member of the beryl family.
Priced at $25/carat or $145.25/gem
17786 Heliodor,
Md Lt Golden Yellow, 3.73 cts oval cut measuring 11.8x9.0x5.7 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An inexpensive golden beryl of fine clarity and cutting.
Priced at $20/carat or $74.60/gem

Iolites

 
11476 Iolite,
Dk Violetish Blue, 19.91 cts emerald scissors cut measuring 22.1x13.7x8.4 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A very large iolite with classic color and display of dichroism.
Priced at $60/carat or $1,194.60/gem
18363 Iolite,
Dk Violetish Blue, 5.61 cts oval cut measuring 15.2x10.5x6.5 mm, v lt incl, from India. This is a well cut gem that was faceted from older Indian rough. It displays very fine color and cutting for iolite.
Priced at $60/carat or $336.60/gem
17876 Iolite,
Md Dk Violetish Blue, 1.91 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 10.8x5.9x4.3 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A bright iolite that displays the classic violetish blue color in an emerald brilliant cut.
Priced at $40/carat or $76.40/gem
17875 Iolite,
Dk Violetish Blue, 2.09 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 10.8x6.3x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A dark iolite that also displays the dichroic colors for which they are known.
Priced at $30/carat or $62.70/gem
Kunzite  
18600 Kunzite,
Lt Pink, 6.31 cts oval cut measuring 15.7x9.0x6.8 mm, eye clean, from Afghanistan. Although the rough for this gem was mined in Afghanistan it was cut by a factory in Brazil that specializes in kunzite.
Priced at $30/carat or $189.30/gem

Moonstones

 
18902 Moonstone,
Md Yellowish Brown, 2.85 cts cushion cut measuring 10.4x7.2x5.9 mm, eye clean, from Mexico. A very fine moonstone from Mexico that displays a light blue moon on a yellowish brown body.
Priced at $50/carat or $142.50/gem

Moonstone Cabochons

 
17493 Moonstone,
Colorless w/ White Sheen, 33.87 cts oval cabochon measuring 26.0x19.3x8.1 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very large, semi-transparent moonstone cabochon of unusually fine quality and exhibiting a strong white sheen.
Priced at $15/carat or $508.05/gem

Rainbow Moonstones

 

Morganites

 
12604 Morganite,
Lt Pink, 19.61 cts cushion cut measuring 23.3x13.1x9.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An exceptional morganite of pink color without the peach overtones often associated with Brazilian morganites.
Priced at $80/carat or $1,568.80/gem
17906 Morganite,
Lt Pink, 1.02 cts rectangular step cut measuring 10.0x4.2x3.1 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A very fine pink morganite for a gem of only 1 carat in size.
Priced at $50/carat or $51.00/gem
19271 Morganite,
Lt Pink, 24.06 cts Portuguese oval brilliant cut measuring 31.1x16.9x11.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A larger morganite with a fine cut and light pink body color.
Priced at $40/carat or $962.40/gem

19270 Morganite,
Lt Pink, 3.71 cts oval cut measuring 12.3x9.1x5.9 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. Morganite is a member of the beryl family characterized by pink to peach body color. This is a very fine gem with just a wisp of an inclusion.
Priced at $30/carat or $111.30/gem

16813 Morganite,
Lt Pink, 15.12 cts step cut oval measuring 16.8x12.2x11.4 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. An unusual cut for an oval gem, this gem displays delicate pink color in a larger size gem.
Priced at $30/carat or $453.60/gem

Opals

 
18781 Opal, Black,
Md Gray w/ Intense Multicolors, 4.36 cts oval cabochon measuring 11.7x9.8x5.8 mm, translucent, from Lightning Ridge, Australia. This incredible gem captured our eye with its intense multicolor flashes. One of the finest we have seen in some time.
Priced at $3,000/carat or $13,080.00/gem
19074 Opal,
White w/ Multicolors, 1.08 cts freeform cabochon measuring 11.7x8.3x1.8 mm, eye clean, from Australia. An exceptional opal with a very strong play of rainbow colors.
Priced at $150/carat or $162.00/gem
18106 Opal,
Colorless w/ Intense Green and Blue, 1.13 cts oval cabochon measuring 8.8x6.9x3.0 mm, eye clean, from Lightning Ridge, Australia. A beautiful, ring size opal that displays an intense play of blue and green flashes.
Priced at $200/carat or $226.00/gem
19154 Opal,
Md Orange w/ Multicolor Play, 1.85 cts round cabochon measuring 7.4x6.2 mm, eye clean, from Mexico. We acquired this gem many years ago due to its displays of multicolors. We allowed it to "cure" during those years and have found it to be very stable. This gem would make quite a center piece in a ring.
Priced at $60/carat or $111.00/gem

Faceted Opals

 
18872 Opal,
Md Orange w/ Green and Red, 1.00 cts keystone cut measuring 10.6x6.6x4.8 mm, eye clean, from Ethiopia. A bright orange opal with very strong red and green flashes.
Priced at $150/carat or $150.00/gem
18910 Opal,
Md Orange w/ Red, 1.38 cts rhombus cut measuring 11.1x4.9x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Ethiopia. A very fine, faceted opal with a strong red flash of color.
Priced at $100/carat or $138.00/gem

Peridots

 
19311 Peridot,
Md Lt Green, 1.13 cts cushion cut measuring 7.2x5.3x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Pakistan. A step cut cushion gem from this well known location for fine peridot.
Priced at $25/carat or $28.25/gem

Quartz

 
17871 Rose Quartz,
Md Pink, 81.97 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 28.3x24.0x20.5 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. This gem caught our attention with its very fine color and clarity. It would make a great show piece of an exceptional pendant gem that would make quite a statement.
Priced at $8/carat or $655.76/gem
18203 Smoky Quartz,
Dk Brown, 778.0 cts oval cut measuring 70.4x52.2x41.0 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very large faceted smoky quartz for the individual who prefers very large gems. This gem is priced below today's cutting costs.
Priced at $1/carat or $778.00/gem
Quartz,
V Lt Purple, 139.17 cts carved horse head, from Brazil.
Priced at $380.00/piece
Smoky Quartz,
Md Lt Brown, 389.74 cts carved cameleon, rough from Peterson Mountain, Nevada.
Priced at $500.00/piece

Smoky Quartz,
Md Lt Brown, 53.00 cts carved owl, rough from Peterson Mountain, Nevada.
Priced at $325.00/piece

   

Rubies

 
14138 Ruby,
Md Dk Intense Pinkish Red, 4.35 cts oval cut measuring 12.0x8.6x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Viet Nam. A large size for a ruby. This gem contains just enough silk to indicate its natural origin. It also exhibits a strong chromium spectrum distinguishing it as a ruby.
Priced at $9,000/carat or $39,150.00/gem

Sapphires

 

Blue Sapphires

 
17914 Sapphire (h),s
Md Dk Intense Blue, 3.70 cts cushion cut measuring 8.1x7.4x6.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. An exceptional, intense blue sapphire over three carats in size. The prices of these gems have increased dramatically with as much as a 60% increase in just the past year.
Priced at $3,500/carat or $12,950.00/gem
18759 Sapphire,
Md Dk Intense Blue, 2.25 cts cushion cut measuring 7.6x6.6x4.5 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very fine gem of very intense blue color. These gems continue to increase dramatically as they are highly sought after and acquired in Asian markets.
Priced at $3,500/carat or $7,875.00/gem
18865 Sapphire (n),
Md Dk Blue, 2.09 cts oval cut measuring 8.1x6.2x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A natural, untreated blue sapphire of fine color and size. Priced at $1,500/carat or $3,135.00/gem
18304 Sapphire (h),
Md Dk Intense Blue, 1.88 cts oval cut measuring 7.4x5.8x5.0 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very fine, blue sapphire that has been heated. This gem displays excellent color for the price.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $2,256.00/gem
19085 Sapphire,
Md Dk Intense Blue, 1.88 cts oval cut measuring 7.5x5.8x5.2 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very fine blue sapphire that we will assume has been heated to produce such fine blue color.
Priced at $700/carat or $1,316.00/gem
18829 Sapphire,
V Dk Intense Blue, 3.49 cts trilliant cut measuring 11.4x8.1x5.5 mm, eye clean, from Australia. This is a natural, untreated Australian sapphire of very intense color that unfortunately is very dark in tone. One of these days someone is going to figure out a way to lighten the color of these gems through treatment and when they do they will rival the best for intensity of color.
Priced at $200/carat or $698.00/gem
10849 Sapphire,
Dk Purplish Blue, 3.38 cts cushion cut measuring 9.7.x7.9x4.5 mm, lt incl, from Madagascar. We believe this sapphire to be natural in origin as the inclusions do not display the characteristic trade marks of being heated. This gem is priced very well in today's market for either a heated or untreated gem.
Priced at $150/carat or $507.00/gem

Padparscha Sapphires

 
17821 Sapphire, Padparascha,
Md Orangish Pink, 1.02 cts oval cut measuring 5.5x5.1x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very attractive hue for this popular sapphire variety from Sri Lanka.
Priced at $700/carat or $714.00/gem
19049 Sapphire,
Md Dk Pinkish Orange, 1.72 cts oval brilliant cut measuring 8.1x6.7x4.4 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. This color of sapphire from Tanzania is often referred to as "African padparascha". This gem does not display any signs of being heated and we believe it to be of natural color.
Priced at $800/carat or $1,376.00/gem

Pink Sapphires

 
19147 Sapphire (n),
Md Dk Orangish/Purplish Pink, 2.97 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 8.1x7.4x5.5 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This is a natural, untreated sapphire that is purplish pink under daylight and orangish pink under incandescent light. This gem was faceted by another America faceter who did an excellent job.
Priced at $500/carat or $1,485.00/gem
19207 Sapphire,
Md Intense Pink, 2.08 cts Portuguese round brilliant cut measuring 7.2x4.4 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A larger round pink sapphire of excellent color.
Priced at $400/carat or $832.00/gem
18325 Sapphire (h),
Md Intense Pink, 2.10 cts oval cut measuring 8.9x6.7x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. An exceptional sapphire of intense pink color that has been heated to remove brown or purple overtones.
Priced at $500/carat or $1,050.00/gem
18568 Sapphire (h),
Md Intense Hot Pink, 1.15 cts oval cut measuring 6.1x4.6x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. This gem displays the most intense pink hue we have seen in a sapphire. It is a native cut gem that is far more notable for its intense color.
Priced at $600/carat or $690.00/gem
11030 Sapphire,
Md Intense Pink, 1.37 cts oval cut measuring 7.3x5.5x3.6 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A very fine pink sapphire both in color and clarity. (heated)
Priced at $350/carat or $479.50/gem
18426 Sapphire,s
Md Intense Pink, 2.13 cts cushion cut measuring 8.9x6.1x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. An intense pink sapphire in over 2 carats in size.
Priced at $500/carat or $1,065.00/gem
17785 Sapphire,s
Md Pink, 1.08 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x5.2x3.1 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. An exceptional pink sapphire with fine clarity.
Priced at $400/carat or $432.00/gem
19083 Sapphire,
Md Intense Purplish Pink, 1.26 cts oval cut measuring 7.4x5.8x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. This gem is quite exceptional in that the color is an intense pink with a pleasing purplish overtone.
Priced at $500/carat or $630.00/gem
18944 Sapphire,
Md Pink, 1.09 cts oval cut measuring 7.1x5.6x3.3 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A fine pink sapphire from the gem fields of Madagascar. The deposit of pink sapphire was quite extensive and was commercially mined and exhausted very quickly. The gems appearing in today's market are remnants of the production from this mine. Priced at $400/carat or $436.00/gem
15650 Sapphire (h),
Md Intense Pink, 1.42 cts oval cut measuring 7.6x5.3x3.9 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A very fine, hot pink sapphire with excellent cutting. This gem displays an intensity of color that far exceeds most pink sapphires on the market.
Priced at $300/carat or $426.00/gem
19282 Sapphire,
Md Dk Pink, 1.23 cts cushion cut measuring 6.6x5.3x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A fine pink sapphire with a very fine cut. We have not seen additional pink sapphires coming out of Madagascar for quite a few years and have heard that the massive deposit was mined quickly with modern equipment until it was exhausted.
Priced at $150/carat or $184.50/gem
19082 Sapphire,
Md Dk Purplish Pink, 1.03 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x5.9x3.2 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A natural, untreated or heated sapphire from Madagascar. We saw a little bit of rough from which similar gems could be cut being offered at the same per carat price as we are offering this gem.
Priced at $300/carat or $309.00/gem
16871 Sapphire (n),
Md Dk Brownish Purplish Pink, 1.26 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 6.7x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. This is a natural untreated sapphire from Madagascar. These gems are usually treated to a fine pink. This would be an excellent gem with which to test your heating skills.
Priced at $90/carat or $113.40/gem
19047 Sapphire,
Md Pink, 1.27 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x5.8x3.8 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. An exceptional sapphire in both color and cut. This would make an excellent ring gem surrounded by diamonds.
Priced at $400/carat or $508.00/gem
17684 Sapphire (n),
Md Dk Orangish Pink, 5.57 cts oval cut measuring 11.6x9.5x6.3 mm, lt incl, from Tanzania. Another, natural, unheated sapphire that displays fine color but does contain some visible inclusions.
Priced at $200/carat or $1,114.00/gem

19221 Sapphire,
Md Dk Pink, 0.92 cts oval cut measuring 5.8x4.8x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. This gem was acquired in a parcel of color change sapphires that originated in Songea, Tanzania. The color change is extremely weak if it exist at all but the sapphire exhibits a medium dark pink color under all light sources.
Priced at $100/carat or $92.00/gem

Purple Sapphires

 

Other Sapphires

 
19048 Sapphire,
Lt Yellow, 1.23 cts oval cut measuring 7.2x5.4x3.7 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A natural, unheated yellow sapphire of very fine cutting.
Priced at $200/carat or $246.00/gem
19280 Sapphire,
Md Gray, 1.04 cts cushion cut measuring 7.0x5.0x3.2 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. We have seen some very unusual colors for sapphire come out of Madagascar during recent years. This gem is a strong gray without distinctive overtones.
Priced at $100/carat or $104.00/gem
19151 Sapphire,
Md Pinkish Gray, 1.03 cts oval cut measuring 7.0x5.5x3.3 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. This is basically a gray sapphire that displays a hint of pink under incandescent light.
Priced at $150/carat or $154.50/gem
18830 Sapphire,
Md Green, 0.88 cts oval cut measuring 6.7x4.7x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Australia. Another Australian sapphire, this one displays a fine green color in a well cut gem.
Priced at $200/carat or $176.00/gem
18692 Sapphire,
Md Pinkish Orange, 0.88 cts oval cut measuring 6.5x5.0x3.3 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. These sapphires are often referred to as African padparascha sapphires due to their similarity to Sri Lankan gems. An inexpensive smaller gem for the collector or for setting.
Priced at $250/carat or $220.00/gem
18908 Sapphire,
Md Grayish Green, 1.12 cts round cut measuring 6.0x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. An unusual green sapphire with a strong grayish overtone.
Priced at $150/carat or $168.00/gem
18959 Sapphire,
Md Dk Gray, 0.97 cts oval cut measuring 6.8x5.1x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. An unusual gray sapphire lacking any overtones of color.
Priced at $100/carat or $97.00/gem
18958 Sapphire,
Md Dk Grayish Yellow/Pink, 1.14 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 6.0x3.7 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. This sapphire displays a strong color shift from a grayish yellow under daylight to a pinkish gray under incandescent light.
Priced at $150/carat or $171.00/gem
18907 Sapphire,
Md Yellow, 1.49 cts oval cut measuring 7.5x6.1x3.7 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A bright, natural, untreated sapphire of fine yellow color. Priced at $200/carat or $298.00/gem
18627 Sapphire,
Md Dk Yellowish Green, 1.11 cts oval cut measuring 7.5x5.6x2.7 mm, eye clean, from Australia. An inexpensive Australian sapphire with color zoning that indicate it has not been heated.
Priced at $60/carat or $66.60/gem
16284C Sapphire (n),
Md Yellow, 1.47 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x5.7x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A very fine, natural, unheated sapphire with very fine cutting and clarity.
Priced at $200/carat or $294.00/gem
18540 Sapphire,
Md Dk Greenish Gray, 1.07 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 6.2x3.2 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A very unusual color for a sapphire. This gem is untreated and natural in color.
Priced at $100/carat or $107.00/gem
18425 Sapphire,
Md Gray/Yellow, 1.03 cts oval cut measuring 6.5x5.3x3.7 mm, eye clean, from Madagascar. A fancy color sapphire that displays both yellow and gray hues.
Priced at $125/carat or $128.75/gem
18215 Sapphire,
Md Bluish Grey, 0.89 cts oval cut measuring 6.5x4.8x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Montana. A natural, unheated sapphire from Gem mountain. We have resisted the temptation to have our sapphire heat treated and prefer the natural colors.
Priced at $125/carat or $111.25/gem
17790 Sapphire (n),
Lt Yellow, 7.18 cts oval cut measuring 12.7x10.4x7.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A larger sapphire of light yellow, natural color and very light silk. Prices for natural sapphires in larger sizes such as this gem have appreciated quite a bit during the past two years.
Priced at $150/carat or $1,077.00/gem
15217 Sapphire (n),
Md Lt Yellow, 1.37 cts oval cut measuring 7.3x6.2x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A natural,untreated yellow sapphire with fine clarity. Priced at $125/carat or $171.25/gem

Spinels

 

Cobalt Spinels

 
10561 Spinel, Cobalt,
Dk Intense Blue/Purple, 6.65 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 11.9x7.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A larger cobalt spinel of dark, intense blue color. We are seeing very few cobalt spinels coming out of Sri Lanka in recent years.
Priced at $800/carat or $5,320.00/gem
19195 Spinel, Cobalt,s
Md Dk Blue/Purple, 3.40 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 9.0x5.8 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A larger cobalt spinel with a color shift from blue to purple.
Priced at $500/carat or $1,700.00/gem
17918 Spinel, Cobalt,s
Dk Intense Blue, 2.57 cts oval cut measuring 9.1x7.1x5.4 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. Cobalt spinels have become very difficult to obtain as the few deposits in Sri Lanka that produced them have been exhausted. This gem display a dark, intense blue hue and contains three small crystal inclusions. We have seen some very small cobalt spinels listed as originating in Viet Nam but have seen nothing of size.
Priced at $700/carat or $1,799.00/gem
18366 Spinel, Cobalt,s
Dk Intense Blue, 1.75 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 6.7x4.9 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. It seems we see fewer and fewer cobalt spinels each year in Tucson although we did see a few small ones this year from Viet Nam.
Priced at $400/carat or $700.00/gem

Blue Spinels

 
19036 Spinel,
Md Dk Bluish Gray, 2.28 cts emerald cut measuring 95x6.6x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A fine gray spinel with a bluish overtone. A very well cut and clean gem.
Priced at $100/carat or $228.00/gem

Red Spinels

 
19146 Spinel,
Md Red, 1.26 cts oval cut measuring 8.3x5.6x3.1 mm, v lt incl, from Burma. A nice, red spinel, that is a little shallow in cut.
Priced at $100/carat or $126.00/gem
19263 Spinel,
Md Dk Orangish Red, 1.69 cts oval cut measuring 8.4x6.3x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A fine spinel of orangish red color and a slight maroonish overtone.
Priced at $70/carat or $118.30/gem
19273 Spinel,
Md Dk Maroonish Red, 1.79 cts emerald cut measuring 10.0x5.9x3.3 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A long emerald cut spinel of maroon red color and just very light inclusions.
Priced at $50/carat or $89.50/gem

Pink Spinels

 
19408 Spinel,
Md Dk Purplish Pink, 1.39 cts antique cushion cut measuring 6.5x6.4x4.5 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. This gem displays slightly less of a purple overtone than 19407 listed above. Another fine spinel with excellent color.
Priced at $90/carat or $125.10/gem
18671 Spinel,
Md Dk Purplish Pinkish Red, 2.57 cts antique cushion cut measuring 8.1x8.1x4.9 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This color can also be described as "maroon". The gem is well cut with a single included crystal visible in the center.
Priced at $80/carat or $205.60/gem

Purple Spinels

 
19272 Spinel,
Dk Purple, 1.39 cts oval cut measuring 7.2x5.9x4.4 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A rich purple spinel with a single, tiny crystal inclusion. Priced at $60/carat or $83.40/gem
19407 Spinel,
Md Dk Purplish Pink, 1.40 cts oval cut measuring 7.3x6.0x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. Spinels from all locations were much higher in price at this year's Tucson Gem Shows. This is a fine gem with strong purplish pink color.
Priced at $90/carat or $126.00/gem
19041 Spinel,
Md Dk Pinkish Purple, 1.29 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x5.9x3.6 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A fine spinel of purple hue with an attractive pinkish overtone.
Priced at $80/carat or $103.20/gem
19075 Spinel,
Md Purple, 1.16 cts oval cut measuring 7.6x5.4x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A very fine spinel of attractive lavender color and brilliant cut.
Priced at $80/carat or $92.80/gem
18303 Spinel,
Dk Purple, 3.49 cts emerald cut measuring 10.9x7.4x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A fine purple spinel of darker tone.
Priced at $90/carat or $314.10/gem

Other Spinels

 

Sunstones

 
16496 Sunstone,
Md Intense Orangish Red, 3.78 cts trilliant cut measuring 11.3x11.3x6.4 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. An exceptional sunstone in both color and clarity. A single inclusion is visible in one corner.
Priced at $150/carat or $567.00/gem
15557 Sunstone,
Md Reddish Orange, 3.43 cts marquise cut measuring 17.5x7.4x5.3 mm, lt incl, from Oregon. A larger, marquise cut sunstone with fine color and a light amount of schiller inclusions.
Priced at $80/carat or $274.40/gem
16240 Sunstone,
Md Reddish Orange, 3.51 cts cut corner triangle cut measuring 10.4x10.4x6.3 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. A bright orange sunstone in a cut that is well suited for a pendant setting.
Priced at $90/carat or $315.90/gem
18324 Sunstone,
Md Pinkish Orange, 2.35 cts oval cut measuring 10.6x7.6x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. A well cut sunstone with just a very slight amount of schiller. Great color for the price.
Priced at $70/carat or $164.50/gem
16501 Sunstone,
Md Orangish Red, 2.30 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 9.0x5.5 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. A very bright sunstone with dazzling color in a popular round cut.
Priced at $100/carat or $230.00/gem
16502 Sunstone,
Md Orangish Red, 2.35 cts pear cut measuring 11.7x8.0x5.2 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. A beautiful orangish sunstone with light copper schiller.
Priced at $100/carat or $235.00/gem
18475 Sunstone,
Md Orangish Red, 1.21 cts emerald cut measuring 8.6x5.5x3.7 mm, v lt incl, from Oregon. A very attractive sunstone of typical orangish red color that is priced to sell.
Priced at $60/carat or $72.60/gem

Tanzanite

 
18779 Tanzanite,
Dk Intense Purplish Blue, 6.28 cts cushion cut measuring 11.4x10.2x6.5 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. This gem displays the finest color to be found in tanzanite. AAA in color, clarity and size. Similar gems were selling for almost twice the price on the recent cruise we took.
Priced at $1,200/carat or $7,536.00/gem
17603 Tanzanite,s
Md Dk Intense Purplish Blue, 1.27 cts pear cut measuring 8.8x5.6x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. An exceptional tanzanite of fine cutting, color, and clarity. This gem would make an excellent pendant.
Priced at $400/carat or $508.00/gem
18716 Tanzanite,
Md Dk Intense Purplish Blue, 1.00 cts fancy emerald brilliant cut measuring 7.6x4.2x4.2 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A fine tanzanite of exceptional color and cut.
Priced at $400/carat or $400.00/gem
5073 Tanzanite,
Md Dk Orangish Brown, 2.23 cts pear cut measuring 8.9x6.6x6.0 mm, lt incl, from Tanzania. We have tried to sell this gem many times but because it has a crack in it it has been returned. This is a natural, untreated gem that is well cut but with the above mentioned crack near the tip should not be set in jewelry. We are trying once more to find this gem a home.
Priced at $60/carat or $133.80/gem

Topaz

 

Imperial Topaz

 
18929 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Intense Orangish Yellow, 13.01 cts oval cut measuring 18.1x11.4x8.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. This is a stunning imperial topaz that was cut in the United States by a very talented cutter. This is a larger size and intense color for an imperial topaz.
Priced at $250/carat or $3,252.50/gem
19152 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Reddish Orange, 6.37 cts shield cut measuring 17.5x9.7x6.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. An imperial topaz that displays the much sought after reddish orange color.
Priced at $300/carat or $1,911.00/gem
14486 Topaz, Imperial (2),
Md Yellowish Orange, 7.48 cts cushion cuts measuring approximately 13.9x6.4x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A matching pair of fine topaz from the Ouro Preto region of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Production at the mine in this region has been on decline for years with prices increasing as a result.
Priced at $125/carat or $935.00/pair of gems
18260 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Pinkish Orange, 1.35 cts long emerald cut measuring 14.0x3.4x2.7 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A long emerald cut imperial topaz of very fine color. There is a small nick on the girdle of the gem.
Priced at $100/carat or $135.00/gem
12725F Topaz, Imperial,
Md Yellowish Orange, 1.91 cts long oval cut measuring 10.2x5.6x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A bright and colorful topaz in a long oval cut from the mines in the vicinity of Ouro Preto, Brazil.
Priced at $80/carat or $152.80/gem
19303 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Orange, 1.13 cts pear cut measuring 7.2x5.3x4.0 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A very fine, carat size topaz of rich orange color. Priced at $80/carat or $90.40/gem
19266 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Yellow, 1.70 cts oval cut measuring 7.9x6.7x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. The term "imperial" is used to describe color stable topaz originating in the Ouro Preto region of Brazil. When these fine gems were first discovered it was said that none of them could be sold without the emperor first seeing them and thius the term "imperial". The color for these gems can range from yellow through orange and pink and rarely sherry red and purple. The finest sherry red gems can command thousands of dollars per carat.
Priced at $80/carat or $136.00/gem
19255 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Yellow, 1.23 cts antique cushion cut measuring 6.6x5.7x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A bright and well cut topaz from the mines in the vicinity of Ouro Preto, Brazil. Word is that production is declining from these historic mines which produce the vast majority of color stable topaz in the world.
Priced at $80/carat or $98.40/gem
18788 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Orangish Yellow, 1.29 cts cushion cut measuring 6.3x5.5x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An attractive topaz of stable color that would make an excellent center gem in a birthstone ring.
Priced at $70/carat or $90.30/gem
19045 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Pinkish Orange, 1.01 cts oval cut measuring 7.6x4.6x3.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A fine, carat size imperial topaz of medium orange color with a slight pinkish overtone.
Priced at $80/carat or $80.80/gem
18539 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Yellowish Orange, 1.55 cts emerald cut measuring 9.8x4.3x3.4 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. This gem is nearly clean with a tiny inclusion visible on the culet. Imperial topaz has seen a substantial drop in production during the past few lears and as a result prices for these gems has been rising.
Priced at $70/carat or $108.50/gem
16178 Topaz, Imperial,s
Md Lt Orangish Yellow, 2.06 cts long oval cut measuring 11.8x5.5x3.7 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A fine topaz from the mines in the vicinity of Ouro Preto, Brazil. This gem displays the dichroism found in topaz with a yellow body and orange on the ends.
Priced at $80/carat or $164.80/gem
12725D Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Orangish Yellow, 2.52 cts oval cut measuring 9.9x6.7x4.6 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A strong yellow natural topaz with a very slight orangish overtone.
Priced at $70/carat or $176.40/gem
17789 Topaz, Imperial,s
Md Yellowish Orange, 1.44 cts oval cut measuring 7.3x6.2x4.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. These fine topaz are experiencing quite a decline in production as the mines that produce them in the vicinity of Ouro Preto, Brazil become exhausted and new deposits are limited in development by the Brazilian government. A great selection for a person with a November birthday as the color is stable and very attractive.
Priced at $80/carat or $115.20/gem
12725 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Orangish Yellow, 1.67 cts oval cut measuring 8.9x6.5x3.8 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. We continue to hear of imperial topaz mines being closed in Brazil. This is a very fine gem from one of the mines located near Ouro Preto, Brazil.
Priced at $80/carat or $133.60/gem
15925 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Orange, 1.23 cts oval cut measuring 8.1x5.3x3.7 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A fine topaz of rich orange color.
Priced at $80/carat or $98.40/gem
9656 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Golden Yellow, 3.74 cts emerald cut measuring 11.7x7.2x4.7 mm v lt incl, from Brazil. A very fine, straw yellow imperial topaz in an emerald cut for easy setting.
Priced at $80/carat or $299.20/gem
12725J Topaz, Imperial
Md Lt Orangish Gold, 1.64 cts oval cut measuring 8.4x6.7x3.8 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. The area around Ouro Preto where imperial topaz is mined has experienced declining production during the past few years. As mine production decreases and existing deposits are regulated by ever increasing restrictions these gems are becoming more and more expensive.
Priced at $70/carat or $114.80/gem
17987 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Orange, 1.60 cts long oval cut measuring 11.2x5.1x3.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. A long over cut imperial topaz with a very slight inclusion on the pavilion.
Priced at $60/carat or $96.00/gem
18474 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Orange, 1.15 cts emerald cut measuring 8.6x4.2x3.2 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. This gem is cut in a classic emerald cut and displays a fine orange color.
Priced at $60/carat or $69.00/gem
15624 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Lt Orangish Yellow, 3.19 cts pear cut measuring 14.0x6.0x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. This gem displays the typical cutting style of a gem cut in Brazil. It is a larger gem with fine clarity and is being offered at an excellent price in today's market.
Priced at $70/carat or $223.30/gem
18713 Topaz, Imperial,
Md Orangish Gold, 1.65 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x6.3x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A color stable, imperial topaz from the mines in the area of Ouro Preto, Brazil.
Priced at $80/carat or $132.00/gem

Other Topaz

 
18164 Topaz,
Md Dk Orange, 1.55 cts oval cut measuring 8.0x6.2x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Mexico. A rich orange topaz of stable color. A lot of topaz with color will fade in sunlight where this gem will remain a deep rich orange in color.
Priced at $80/carat or $124.00/gem
18137 Topaz,
Md Dk Orange, 1.27 cts oval cut measuring 8.2x5.9x3.5 mm, v lt incl, from Mexico. We found a parcel of rough topaz from Mexico that we acquired in the late 1980's. We tested it to see if the color is stable and were pleased that we saw no fading when exposed to sunlight over a period of time. This is a fine orange topaz that rivals Brazilian imperial topaz in beauty.
Priced at $60/carat or $76.20/gem
18244 Topaz,
Md Dk Orange, 1.63 cts oval cut measuring 8.4x6.2x4.2 mm, eye clean, from Mexico. A color stable orange topaz that was cut from rough mined many years ago.
Priced at $80/carat or $130.40/gem
18278 Topaz,
Md Dk Brownish Orange, 0.81 cts pear cut measuring 7.8x4.9x3.1 mm, v lt incl, from Mexico. A color stable topaz that was cut from very old rough that is no longer being mined.
Priced at $50/carat or $40.50/gem
8786 Topaz (2),
V Lt Brown, 10.60 cts briolette cuts measuring ~12.0x8.2 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A matching pair of briolette cut topaz for earrings.
Priced at $15/carat or $159.00/pair of gems

19304 Topaz,
Colorless, 4.57 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 12.1x6.7x5.9 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A well cut gem in a much sought after emerald brilliant cut. The vast majority of the world topaz is colorless and cuts very lively and sparkling gems for a very low price.
Priced at $6/carat or $27.42/gem

Tourmalines

 
Curpian "Paraiba" Tourmalines  

Chrome Tourmalines

 
17463 Tourmaline Chrome,
Md Green, 1.13 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x6.0x3.8 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. A bright green tourmaline that exhibits rich color due to the trace presence of chromium.
Priced at $125/carat or $141.25/gem
17175 Tourmaline, Chrome,
Md Dk Green, 1.07 cts oval cut measuring 7.4x6.5x3.6 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. A bright green tourmaline that is colored by a trace amount of chromium. The green in these gems is different from non-chromium tourmalines. Priced at $150/carat or $160.50/gem
17217 Tourmaline, Chrome,
Md Green, 1.23 cts antique cushion cut measuring 6.5x6.2x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. A bright, medium chrome green tourmaline in a popular antique cushion cut.
Priced at $150/carat or $184.50/gem
17433 Tourmaline, Chrome,
Md Dk Intense Green, 1.60 cts oval cut measuring 8.4x6.5x4.2 mm, lt incl, from Tanzania. A chrome tourmaline of top color with light crystals inclusions.
Priced at $100/carat or $160.00/gem
17691 Tourmaline, Chrome,
Md Green, 1.09 cts oval cut measuring 6.8x6.2x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from Tanzania. These tourmaline derive there rich green color from trace amounts of chromium.
Priced at $125/carat or $136.25/gem

Blue Tourmalines

 
19217 Tourmaline, Indicolite,
Dk Blue, 1.32 cts trilliant cut measuring 7.6x7.0x4.3 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A dark, sapphire blue tourmaline without accenting overtones.
Priced at $100/carat or $132.00/gem
19424 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Grayish Blue, 5.91 cts emerald cut measuring 12.9x7.1x6.2 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. We found this gem in Tucson and were surprised to see it priced such that we could reoffer it at less than $100/carat. A bright and well cut gem of rebel blue color.
Priced at $80/carat or $472.80/gem
18662 Tourmaline,
Md Greenish Blue, 1.66 cts emerald cut measuring 11.0x5.1x3.6 mm, v lt incl, from Namibia. This gem was cut from older rough we had on hand. Since that time the price for this material has increased dramatically. This is a very fine gem with classic Namibian blue color.
Priced at $100/carat or $166.00/gem
17740 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Greenish Blue, 1.00 cts cushion cut measuring 7.3x6.3x3.2 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. A very fine teal tourmaline from Namibia. Word is circulating that the deposits are producing very little new material.
Priced at $200/carat or $200.00/gem
17529 Tourmaline, Indicolite,
Md Dk Blue, 1.82 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 7.8x6.2x4.9 mm, lt incl, from Afghanistan. A fine Afghanistan indicolite tourmaline with unfortunate light inclusions which makes it very affordable.
Priced at $50/carat or $91.00/gem
18909 Tourmaline,
Md Bluish Green, 1.20 cts long emerald cut measuring 10.9x4.2x2.9 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. A popular teal color tourmaline from the mines in the vicinity of Usakos, Namibia.
Priced at $200/carat or $240.00/gem
17252 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Greenish Blue, 2.28 cts emerald cut measuring 10.8x5.3x4.4 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. This gem is borderline indicolite although we feel it has too strong a greenish overtone to quality for that distinction. Still a very fine blue tourmaline of excellent cutting, clarity and color.
Priced at $150/carat or $342.00/gem
11221 Tourmaline,
Dk Intense Greenish Blue, 1.18 cts emerald cut measuring 8.0x4.8x3.4 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. An intense greenish blue tourmaline with fine cutting and clarity.
Priced at $80/carat or $94.40/gem
19086 Tourmaline,
Md Greenish Blue, 0.92 cts antique cushion cut measuring 6.8x5.2x3.3 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. An exceptional tourmaline with fine greenish blue color of medium tone.
Priced at $150/carat or $138.00/gem

Pink Tourmalines

 
15536 Tourmaline,
Md Silver Pink, 8.60 cts long emerald brilliant cut measuring 23.3x7.3x6.4 mm, eye clean, from Nigeria. A long emerald cut gem that displays typical pink hue from Nigeria but with a strong platinum or silver overtone.
Priced at $60/carat or $516.00/gem

Green Tourmalines

 
19004 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Green, 17.08 cts emerald cut measuring 17.2x11.6x9.6 mm, eye clean, from Nigeria. A well cut and attractive tourmaline of larger size from the discovery of a large deposit in Nigeria during the 1990’s. This gem displays the slightest bicolor on one end.
Priced at $150/carat or $2,562.00/gem
18700 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Green, 1.78 cts long emerald cut measuring 13.9x4.5x3.3 mm v lt incl, from Afghanistan. We had this gem cut from rough we acquired years ago. This gem exhibits a nice solid green without strong blue or yellow overtones.
Priced at $40/carat or $71.20/gem
17257 Tourmaline,s
Dk Bluish Green, 7.24 cts cushion cut measuring 11.7x10.7x6.3
mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A fine green tourmaline with a slight bluish overtone that makes it a most attractive gem for a ring setting.
Priced at $150/carat or $1086.00/gem
18583 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Yellowing Green, 6.59 cts round cut measuring 10.9x8.1 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A very fine green tourmaline with a slight yellowish overtone.
Priced at $80/carat or $527.20/gem
13578 Tourmaline,
Md Yellowish Green, 4.42 cts fancy emerald cut measuring 17.4x5.7x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Zambia. A typical Zambian green tourmaline with yellowish overtones and in an unusual emerald cut.
Priced at $25/carat or $110.50/gem
19148 Tourmaline,
Dk Green, 7.09 cts long emerald cut measuring 27.9x5.6x4.6 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. Long emerald cut tourmalines such as this gem are cut from crystals that are commonly quite elongated. Parallel faceting on such a long gem is difficult and displays the skill of the faceter.
Priced at $60/carat or $425.40/gem
19160 Tourmaline,
Md Mint Green, 1.94 cts emerald cut measuring 13.7x5.5x3.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A mint color tourmaline in a simple emerald cut at a very reasonable price.
Priced at $50/carat or $97.00/gem
17473 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Golden Green, 2.40 cts oval cut measuring 9.7x7.3x5.2 mm, eye clean, from Mozambique. This gem is reported from a new discovery in Mozambique. The color is very similar to many of the kornerupines that originate in Sri Lanka.
Priced at $40/carat or $96.00/gem
14090 Tourmaline,
Md Lt Mint Green, 4.28 cts pear cut measuring 13.7x8.5x5.9 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. A gorgeous mint green tourmaline of both fine cutting and clarity.
Priced at $90/carat or $385.20/gem
19080 Tourmaline,
Md Dk Blue Green, 1.31 cts oval cut measuring 7.7x5.6x4.4 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. A fine teal tourmaline from this location that produces some of the finest blue and green tourmalines in the world.
Priced at $100/carat or $131.00/gem
19079 Tourmaline,
Dk Blue Green, 1.21 cts oval cut measuring 7.8x5.7x3.3 mm, eye clean, from Namibia. A close match to 19080 above but a touch darker in tone.
Priced at $100/carat or $121.00/gem

Rubellite Tourmalines

 

Bicolor Tourmalines

 
18933 Tourmaline, Bicolor,
Md Intense Greenish Blue/ Colorless, 4.81 cts emerald cut measuring 16.0x6.2x5.2 mm, eye clean, from Afghanistan. The intense greenish blue color in this gem rivals the finest cuprian tourmaline. This gem must be seen in person to appreciate the intensity of color it displays.
Priced at $700/carat or $3,367.00/gem
8932 Tourmaline, Bicolor,
Lt Pink, Md Grayish Green, 3.98 cts emerald cut measuring 9.6x8.0x5.8 mm, v lt incl, from Nigeria. An unusual, Nigerian bicolor tourmaline with a platinum look to it.
Priced at $60/carat or $238.80/gem

Other Tourmalines

 
19430 Tourmaline,
Md Orangish Pink, 0.54 cts round cut measuring 5.0x3.3 mm, v lt incl, from Brazil. This gem caught our eye as the color is identical to a very fine padparascha sapphire that we have not seen previously in a tourmaline.
Priced at $125/carat or $67.50/gem

Zircons

 

Blue Zircons

 
17093 Zircon,
Md Lt Blue, 5.87 cts oval cut measuring 12.1x10.3x5.3 mm, v lt incl, from Cambodia. A bright blue zircon of fine cutting. These gems are getting scarce as the deposits in Cambodia are no longer producing zircon that heat treats to a fine blue.
Priced at $50/carat or $293.50/gem

Other Zircons

 
19166 Zircon,
Md Dk Yellowish Green, 3.87 cts oval cut measuring 9.4x7.5x5.4 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. Another fine green zircon, however, with very light inclusions and a slight yellowish overtone.
Priced at $60/carat or $232.20/gem
19084 Zircon,
Md Golden Yellow, 4.60 cts oval cut measuring 9.8x8.0x5.9 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A natural, untreated zircon of fine golden yellow color.
Priced at $35/carat or $161.00/gem

19081 Zircon,
Md Dk Yellowish Brown, 3.27 cts oval cut measuring 9.5x7.7x4.8 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. Natural zircons were one of the gems we still did not see an increase in price in Tucson this year. Considering their rarity and natural occurrence they remain a bargain at today's prices.
Priced at $30/carat or $98.10/gem

19162 Zircon,
Md Yellowish Brown 8.63 cts oval cut measuring 13.9x9.8x6.7 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A larger, well cut zircon of natural color that we feel is well under priced in today's market.
Priced at $30/carat or $258.90/gem
19032 Zircon,
Dk Red, 3.85 cts round flower brilliant cut measuring 8.8x5.4 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A gem of very fine, intense red color that unfortunately is dark in tone.
Priced at $40/carat or $154.00/gem
15290 Zircon,
Md Yellow, 7.29 cts oval cut measuring 13.0x9.5x6.4 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A bright straw yellow, natural zircon that is well cut and clean. These natural gems are some of the most underrated and overlooked gems today.
Priced at $30/carat or $218.70/gem
18481 Zircon,
Md Dk Brownish Yellow, 14.57 cts checkerboard oval cut measuring 15.3x12.1x9.2 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A larger gem for a natural zircon from Sri Lanka. This gem is well cut and priced to sell in today's market.
Priced at $40/carat or $582.80/gem
9007 Zircon,
Md Dk Greenish Brownish Yellow, 17.48 cts cushion cut measuring 17.4x12.9x7.2 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A very large zircon with fine clarity and cutting.
Priced at $40/carat or $699.20/gem
17070 Zircon,
Md Brownish Yellow, 5.32 cts oval cut measuring 11.6x8.4x5.6 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A natural, inexpensive gem of high quality. Zircons are bound to become more popular as other natural gems become expensive and unobtainable.
Priced at $25/carat or $133.00/gem
19275 Zircon,
Colorless, 3.46 cts pear cut measuring 11.6x8.0x4.7 mm, eye clean, from Tanzania. A well cut, colorless zircon that could substitute for a colorless diamond.
Priced at $40/carat or $138.40/gem
19268 Zircon,
Md Yellow, 3.77 cts oval cut measuring 10.1x8.3x4.9 mm, eye clean, from Sri Lanka. A bright and well cut zircon of natural yellow color. Priced at $30/carat or $113.10/gem
17627 Zircon,
Md Orange, 5.80 cts oval cut measuring 12.0x8.4x6.1 mm, lt incl, from Australia. This gem was cut from rough mined at a well known location in central Australia. The color is natural.
Priced at $12/carat or $69.60/gem