Stunning gem and very fast shipping. This was my first buy on this site and I couldn't be happier.
|Dimensions (mm)||7.4 x 5.6 x 4mm|
|Weight (carats)||1.42 carats|
A brilliantly transparent gem, sphene has fire greater than that of diamond! This gem is named from the Greek word for “wedge,” as its crystals are typically wedge shaped, but may be referred to by its mineral name, titanite. Another characteristic sphene possesses is birefringence, or double refraction, meaning that light splits into two rays as it passes through the gem. As a result, the back facets appear as double images, giving the gem a soft, hazy appearance, similar to the doubling seen in zircon.
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Beautiful stone and exactly as described . Very honest, genuine seller with excellent communication and it arrived super super fast. Highly recommended. Thank you!!!
|Starts||1st Apr 2016 3:34am PDT|
|Registered Shipping||$5.00||21 Days|
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