Gem is true to description and delivery was quick.
|Dimensions (mm)||8.1 x 5.83 x 3.34mm|
|Weight (carats)||1.04 carats|
Two answers to the question I receive a few times per week:
Question: Can you show me a few more pictures?
Answer one: All listed stones are in hands of my assistant that ships them. Depends on the time of the year I am either 300 miles or 3,000 miles away from her. She takes pictures for certificates using camera in her cell phone under the kitchen light. If you are a producer of horror movies I can ask her to take a few pictures but please don’t show them to your children: poor kids will have a nervous breakdown.
Answer two: In 40+ years I didn’t see a single BOTH good and realistic picture of the stone if it was emerald. For the reason I don’t quite understand emerald is a stone that “doesn’t want to be photographed” (it doesn’t apply to any other stone). I take about 100 pictures of each stone, give them to my assistant to choose (I don’t have enough willpower to look at my results) and I am lucky if she doesn’t say: “I cannot use any picture from your nightmarish set.” Finally we found a photographer who agreed to take pictures for us (two before him tried and run away in horror) but his pictures when good are usually artistic-surrealistic interpretation. Nothing will replace seeing a stone in person and again - we refund immediately no questions asked.
My partner and I have a registered in NY State business that includes gemological lab and for eBay we certify our stones. I’ll post certificates here too (unless a stone is certified by GIA or AGL).
Please note that emerald is Type 3 stone (most included and is considered to be always included. Its clarity grade tops at VVS, (not FL, IF or even IF-VVS) which according to GIA is barely equal to SI2 of Type 1 stone.
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Our returning customers may remember super bright, super clean Zambian oval pairs I listed not so long ago (I may still have one or two). Very recently we received parcel of similar ovals. Similar but different. Unlike oval pairs these stones are not small: all are over 1 ct. And some stones – like this one – have exceptional color. My assistant suggested to write a macro description for all stones of the parcel (more about her suggestions after specifications).
Clarity. “Something tiny” (like a tiny sparkle) in one or two positions. Difficult to see – the whole stone is sparkling. “Absolute” transparency.
Picture. It shows only brilliance but not bad. I had to photographed the stone under the angle because of incredible shine, brilliance and sparkle and I was lucky I found this angle. Actually I didn’t expect anything but total discoloration.
Stone. Unbelievable stone! Everything is top or “over the top” like top clarity and “crystal of the finest water” transparency, exceeding top for emeralds 60% brilliance, amazing color and exceptional sparkling inner glow (all of this along with extremely intensive saturation makes the stone visually lighter). Truly dazzling top of the line stone!
Stone: Natural (Green) Beryl
Weight: 1.04 ct
Hue: very strongly bluish Green
Tone: Medium Dark
Clarity: Type 3 VVS
Treatment: Colorless Oil
I received this parcel, graded and photographed (as usual I took about 100 pictures of each stone) a few stones and gave them along with pictures to my assistant (it is her job to choose pictures for listings and to list stones). In a while she called me:
- I just looked at 4 identical stones and at nightmare you call pictures. Let me guess: these 4 stones are not the last and I will have a pleasure to see more along with thousands pictures?
- OK, do me a favor (when she says this, in actuality it means: “Do me a favor if you want to see your son again”). Don’t bother to photograph: one or two of your pictures to my incredible surprise are usable. Nobody will say “Not as on picture.” All stones are as on picture and any picture can be any stone. Since I know what cretin I am dealing with, I know in advance that a tiny fissure in a crystal transparent stone will result in VVS-VS grade. Don’t write a novel where this fissure is, how sparkling it is and what its shape may look for a person with such perverted fantasy as yours. Make it simple: “Check specifications.” Don’t make descriptions of stones long – if other stones are like these four, they are all top or nearly top. Anything else you will write will be discarded and replaced.
|Starts||3rd May 2019 7:05pm PDT|
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