The Spinel rough category is where you will find hundreds of
pieces of Spinel rough that can be used for a multitude of applications. Most
of our sellers offer Spinel rough to customers who are inter3ested in trying to
cut their own stone or someone who is just interested in what the stone looks
like in it’s natural form.
Some of the Spinel rough for sale will have crystals that
show the perfect shape of Spinel. Imagine two four sided pyramids stuck
together at the base. This is what the natural Spinel rough will look like.
Collector and mineral enthusiast always get excited when they are presented
with Spinel rough that has the natural crystal shape.
When buying Spinel rough, first it is important to decide
what you are going to use them for. If you plan to cut a faceted gemstone out
of the Spinel rough then make sure to pick a piece that has good color and
clarity but also be mindful of the shape of the rough. Spinel rough can be very
expensive so it is important not to lose too much material when cutting.
If the Spinel rough is to be used for making into cabochons
then almost any material is suitable as long as it is free from major cracks. Finally
Spinel rough that will be used simply to admire should have the best possible natural
crystal shape that the budget can accommodate.