[SG]SI1 RICH COLOUR CHECKERBOARD AMETHYST 2.65 CTS [S1036 ]

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AMETHYST

THIS STONE WAS MINED IN NAMIBIA AFRICA WHICH IS KNOWN FOR ITS RICH STRONG PURPLE COLOUR.THIS STONE HAS BEEN CHECKERBOARD CUT WHICH GIVES A STUNNING SPARKLE OVER THE STONE.

BIRTH STONE FOR FEBURARY

 

Source AFRICA 

Natural stone

Grading SI1

OVAL CUT 

Mohs scale 7

Weight 2.65  CTS APPROX

Size  10 x 8 x 6 MM APPROX.

The stone pictured is the actual stone you will receive.

we have also taken a photo of the back of the stone.

 

There is some reflection from the light as the stone is well polished.

 Amethyst  is  a purple form of quartz and it is the Birthstone  associated with February..Amethyst occurs in primary hues from a light slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple. Amethyst may exhibit one or both secondary hues, red and/or blue. The ideal grade is called "Deep Siberian" and has a primary purple hue of around 75–80 percent, 15–20 percent blue and (depending on the light source) red secondary hues   

 
WE ARE A MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONAL COLOURED STONE ASSOCIATION.

 

Type 1 Gemstones
The following gemstones are typically inclusion free, even minor inclusions detract from their value.
Diamond, Amethyst, Beryls(Aquamarine,Morganite), Citrine, Smoky Quartz, topaz, Chrysoberyl, Kunzite, Tanzanite, green Tourmaline, and Blue Zircon
IF Internally flawless under extreme magnification (Very rare)
F Flawless
VVS Minute inclusions under 10x; invisible to the unaided eye
VS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye
SI1 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually visible to the unaided eye
SI2 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually quite visible to the unaided eye
I1 prominent- moderate affect on appearance or durability
I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability
I3 prominent- severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability
Type 2 Gemstones
Gemstones that normally have small inclusions that do not detract from value.
Alexandrite, Andalusite, Iolite, Peridot, Rhodolite, Ruby, Sapphire, Spinel, Tourmaline, Garnet, Amethyst, Red Zircon, Tsavorite; Blue, Orange, Purple, Fluorite.Yellow and Parti-colored Tourmaline
F Flawless
VVS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye
VS Noticeable inclusions under 10x; often invisible to the unaided eye
SI1 Obvious inclusions under 10x; visible to the unaided eye
SI2 Obvious inclusions under 10x; very apparent to the unaided eye
I1 prominent - moderate affect on appearance or durability
I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability
I3 prominent - severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability

 

6 mm = 1/4 inch (Approx)

4d 11h 3m 15s

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