Gems: Amethyst - Fluorite

Gems below are listed in alphabetical order by species.  Please click either the photo or information below for more details or to order.

0.53 ct. Benitoite

0.53 ct. Benitoite

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  • Color: Medium Slightly Violetish-Blue

  • Clarity: Eye Clean

  • Origin: San Benito Co., California

  • Cut: Oval Brilliant

  • Treatments: None

  • Measurements: 6.3 x 4.4mm

Always a popular gem, Benitoite is both a fantastic gem and a single source material - San Benito Co., California.  This gem is extremely bright and a lovely color, a fine blue but still light enough to highlight the considerable optical properties of the species.  The cutting is excellent and the stone is completely clean - both fine attributes in a stone of over 1/2 carat.  As you likely know, the mine has stopped commercially producing gems and supplies have tightened dramatically.

$475 total