Deep Red Oregon Sunstone - 5.60 carats

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 12.3 x 10.4 x 8.3mm
Weight (carats) 5.6 carats
Colors
No Treatment

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There are six types of schiller (copper inclusions) occurring in Oregon sunstone. This deep red Oregon sunstone has speckles of copper looking like champagne bubbles, especially visible from the side (see photos). Schiller that doesn’t overwhelm the color or clarity of the sunstone, as in this case, combined with the interest it adds, increases the value. Collectors look for this very feature and with color like this, off the charts vivid deep red, it is a true collector’s gem. However, it sure would look great in jewelry too! Precision faceted by Loren Brown in a beautiful design by Robert Long.

  • Weight: 5.60 carats
  • Dimensions (mm): 12.3 x 10.4 x 8.3
  • Origin: PANA mine, Oregon
  • Color: 2.5R 5/16 (Vivid Red)
  • Clarity: SI (schiller) in this case, does not decrease the value
  • Design: “Supernova” by Robert Long, cut by Loren Brown
  • Treatments: None

Overal Quality: 9.5 (Upper Extra Fine)

Color determines the base value of a gemstone. We report either GIA color codes or Gemworld International color codes or both.

Grading is done per Gemworld International’s grading system. The overall quality grade determines the wholesale value of the stone.

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Bid Increment $1
Starting Bid $1,600
Auction ID 934692
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Starts 20th Jun 2020 10:15am PDT
Ends 27th Jun 2020 2:43pm PDT

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