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Lisa Loves Shiny

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It's interesting how gemstones can shift colors in different lights. Spinels are famous for this. I took a pic of this pink spinel at my computer desk the other day. You can see how the color shifts where the LED ceiling light hits the stone. I thought it was a fun pic so thought I would share.

016_7.jpg
 

lovedogs

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first of all, what a beautiful stone! Is that a Homer concave cut? I love it--so unique!

Definitely a very cool picture, I feel like it's unusual to be able to capture "color change" in one pic--nice job! I love stones with a variety of "personalities" :)
 

arabella

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What an awesome picture, thanks for sharing! Very pretty stone too


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theredspinel

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:lol: well done with that picture!!!! :appl: such a pretty stone!
 

chrono

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Love the colour effect, which is accentuated by the cut.
 

Gloria27

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LisaRN|1462632476|4028580 said:
It's interesting how gemstones can shift colors in different lights. Spinels are famous for this. I took a pic of this pink spinel at my computer desk the other day. You can see how the color shifts where the LED ceiling light hits the stone. I thought it was a fun pic so thought I would share.

016_7.jpg

Wow, what a gem, I love concave cuts!


chryso-colors.jpg

I've discovered the same thing about my chryso.
 

Lisa Loves Shiny

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Thank you lovedogs, arabella,LJsapphire,theredspinel,Chrono and Gloria. Lovedogs the gem is not from Richard Homer though I have admired gems that members have posted from him. I think your Chryso is pretty neat Gloria. :)
 

Gloria27

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Thanks, LisaRN!
it's normal color is yellow-green:
chryso-hand.jpg

and sorry for the thread jack...
 
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