Color Change Gems
All Gems Available as of 9/1/14
Gallery of Additional Available
Color Change Gems
|18459 Fluorite C.C.,
Md Blue/Purple, 4.59 cts oval cut measuring 11.0x8.8x6.6 mm, v lt incl, from Kenya/Africa. We acquired three of these unusual fluorites that display a strong color change during our visit to Tucson this year. Our source says he thinks they originate in Kenya but wasn't sure but did say they came from Africa for sure.
Priced at $18/carat or $81.72/gem
|18123 Fluorite C.C.,
Md Blue/Purple, 16.49 cts oval cut measuring 17.6x13.6x10.2 mm, mod incl, from New Mexico. This is a very unusual fluorite from Hansenburg District near Bingham, New Mexico. The gem is a strong medium blue in daylight changing to purple under incandescent light. We have been told that this gem may fade in color in daylight so we recommend it for the collector of unusual fluorites or color change gems.
Priced at $12/carat or $197.88/gem
|18170 Pyrospessartite Garnet C.C.,
Dk Blue/Intense Magenta, 1.41 cts cushion cut measuring 6.5x5.4x4.1 mm, lt incl, from Tanzania. These color change garnets display one of the strongest color changes we have seen in a garnet and for that matter any gem. A true blue garnet under fluorescent light changing to an intense magenta under incandescent light.
Priced at $800/carat or $1,128.00/gem
|18214 Pyrospessartite Garnet C.C.,
Md Dk Blue/Magenta, 1.03 cts oval cut measuring 6.5x5.0x3.5 mm, mod incl, from Tanzania. A blue to magenta color change garnet. Blue is a very rare color for garnets and have only been found in pyrospessartites during the past 20 years.
Priced at $400/carat or $412.00/gem
|2211 Pyrospessartite Garnet C.C.,
Md Pinkish Purple/Red, 2.43 cts oval cut measuring 8.9x6.6x4.5 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. One of the early color change garnets to originate in Sri Lanka. The daylight color is a pinkish purple that changes to red under incandescent light.
Priced at $100/carat or $243.00/gem
Md Dk Grayish Green/Purplish Pink, 1.44 cts oval cut measuring 7.5x6.0x4.0 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A fine color change garnet from the discoveries in Sri Lanka during the early 1990’s.
Priced at $200/carat or $288.00/gem
|5339 Pyrospessartite Garnet C.C.,
Md Greenish Gray/Purplish Pink, 1.82 cts pear cut measuring 10.1x6.1x4.1 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. A fine color change garnet from the original discovery in Sri Lanka.
Priced at $300/carat or $546.00/gem
Md Dk Bluish Gray/Reddish Pink, 0.61 cts oval cut measuring 4.6x3.8x2.4 mm, v lt incl, from Madagascar. A smaller color change garnet with a strong change from a grayish blue to intense reddish pink.
Priced at $300/carat or $183.00/gem
|5747 Pyrospessartite Garnet C.C.,
Md Dk Blue Gray/Purplish Red, 0.37 cts oval cut measuring 4.9x3.5x2.6 mm, v lt incl, from Sri Lanka. This gem comes from a very old lot that was acquired long before the discoveries in Madagascar, Kenya, and Tanzania. It displays a very bland bluish gray under daylight changing to a strong purplish red under incandescent light.
Priced at $300/carat or $111.00/gem
|18410 Tourmaline, Chrome C.C.,
Dk Green/Red, 0.79 cts emerald brilliant cut measuring 6.1x4.9x3.5 mm, eye clean, from Brazil. An interesting gem that displays a very strong color change from dark chrome green to red.
Priced at $200/carat or $158.00/gem