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Tanzanite on its way!

Discussion in 'Colored Gemstones' started by pokerface, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. pokerface
    Shiny_Rock

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    by pokerface » Apr 24, 2019
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    Listed as a flawless, 1.37ct tanzanite with traditional heat only. I love everything about it: color, cut and clarity! This will be my first "real" tanzanite; I have two smaller pieces that are pretty ugly, but unheated/untreated. I was inspired by @TheGarnetGirl's recent tanzanite score, and hopefully my little beauty will measure up! Still on my bucket list: a bicolor tanzanite.
     
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  2. T L
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    by T L » Apr 24, 2019
    Nice stone, what are your plans for it?
     
  3. LittleRed
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    by LittleRed » Apr 24, 2019
    That’s quite the purple! :roll2: What a good find!
     
  4. elizat
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    by elizat » Apr 24, 2019
    That's really pretty! I really like the color!
     
    


    


  5. pokerface
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    by pokerface » Apr 24, 2019
    It’s here! 3F1059BF-2C83-4D06-A1A6-901C5AF3C4C3.jpeg
    The sun was setting and this shot was the last of the good light. The color is just as pretty as I was hoping! Hopefully the intensity won’t be lost in the upload. The stone is bluer (and darker) at the ends and more purple in the middle - don’t know if it qualifies as extinction or if it’s just a product of pleochroism/cut.
     
  6. arkieb1
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    by arkieb1 » Apr 24, 2019
    Cool, how are you going to set it?
     
  7. TheGarnetGirl
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    by TheGarnetGirl » Apr 24, 2019
    Awww! That is so sweet! :kiss2:
    Im glad my lucky find could inspire you to find your own sparkler!

    & The shape of your tanzy is stunning in my opinion! Such a classy cut and I can picture it in an art deco setting!
    The color is also lovely and reminds me again of the color of sweet summer irises!

    In my humble opinion, I think that its quite special but the deciding factor is how you feel about it.
    What do you think? :))
     
  8. MrsKMB
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    by MrsKMB » Apr 25, 2019
    Ooooh! It's so pretty! The color is so rich and yummy! Sometimes, I look at my few, really nice stones and think they're fake. I'd probably feel like that with this one, it's so nice! :love:
     
  9. Sungura
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    by Sungura » Apr 25, 2019
    What a spectacular step cut!! I agree the longer emerald cut is very elegant. And the color. That’s my favorite gem color by far.

    More pics please!!
     
  10. Catmom
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    by Catmom » Apr 28, 2019
    Gorgeous color!
     
    


    


  11. lovedogs
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    by lovedogs » Apr 28, 2019
    I'd love to see more pics of this beauty!
     
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