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The Zircon thread

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  1. Acinom
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    by Acinom » May 9, 2016
    This thread is dedicated to zircons.
    In all colors and shapes. Set or unset.

    Share your favourite zircon pics and/or
    your knowledge on zircons.

    You can find zircons in stunning colors and
    an amazing dispersion. Bonus: mostly they
    are relatively affordable.
     
    


    


  2. Acinom
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    Arkieb's beautiful concave cut zircon by Richard Homer!
    It was set in the Single Stone setting which now houses her Paraiba cab.
    Arkieb hioefully finds a gorgeous setting for her zircon soon.

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  4. Acinom
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    dk's blue zircon heart
    by Jeff Davies is very vibrant!!
    Would love to see more pics of
    this.

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  5. Acinom
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    dk also has this beauty in
    her gem collection: a stunning
    zircon oval:

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  6. Acinom
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    Niel's (former?) vibrant
    blue pendant:

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  7. Acinom
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    Soberguy's blue zircon ring
    has that lovely teal color:

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    Athenaworth's stunning zircon ring.
    Wish I could find more pics of this!!

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    Zircon are just so sophisticated in
    a concave cut!
    Chrono's stone is cut by Richard Homer:

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  13. soxfan
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    by soxfan » May 9, 2016
    thanks for starting this thread!! :love: :love: :appl: :appl:
     
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    by lovedogs » May 9, 2016
    hooray, I love this thread! Everyone has amazing zircon pieces--zircon's are one of my favorite stones and I would have many more of them if I weren't so afraid of them chipping haha.

    My blue zircon was cut by Roger Dery and set by mydiamondzone on Ebay. I believe the zircon was 3.3ct, but most of that weight was depth, so it faces up quite a bit smaller (which was fine with me!)

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    by dk168 » May 9, 2016
    Thanks Acinom for posting my two blue Zircons, here are pics of the heart set in a ring:

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    The blue oval has not been set, however, here is a pic of the white oval with pale blue Sapphire sides:

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    DK :))
     
    


    


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    I love DK's two zircons. :)

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    un.freaking.real mochi. :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: I LURVE that heart, thats gorgeous!! :-o
     
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    by Catmom » May 10, 2016
    LOVE this thread! Blue Zircon is one of my favorite stones. Everyone's pieces are gorgeous! :appl: :appl:

    Here are mine.....

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    I also have a golden zircon. It's a bit of a chameleon. Changing from bright yellow to a copper color depending upon the lighting.

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    wow, Catmom! You have some amazing zircons!
     
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    Lovedogs: thanks for sharing your ring! I remember you had a zircon ring but I had not been able to find the pics yet. I love that ring!

    dk: your zircon rings look amazing. That zircon heart ring is absolute stunning. What a vibrant blue! I did not realise the white was a zircon as well. Gorgeous stone and setting.

    Catmom: that's a serious zircon collection. Beautiful stones and settings. That golden yellow is amazing as well.
     
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    Thank you lovedogs and Acinom!
     
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    My concave cut zircon in a platinum bypass setting - Richard Homer and P. Klecka

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    My pet zircon, a preloved Jeff Davies stone from the "somebody's gotta buy this stone" thread, set by the lamented if not late Daniel M. il_570xn_36.jpg
     
  28. Acinom
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    Yep! I love zircons.
    My blue zircon by Chris Auletta will be set in a RG baguette setting by Alistair Kelsey:

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  29. Acinom
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    ... While my peacock green zircon by Chris Auletta will be set in the 'Picante Peacock' setting by Greenlake Jewelry Works. Thanks again picante for allowing me to have the same setting made as your gorgeous piece. :wavey:

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    This is beautiful!! Thanks for sharing.
     

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