Aquamarine rough is the category where you will find hundreds
of piece of Aquamarine rough. Aquamarine rough is ideal for beginners or
professional cutters. It is quite a forgiving mineral and because Aquamarine
rough is usually found in large pieces it doesn’t matter if you make a mistake
The Aquamarine rough is ready to be shaped and polished as a
faceted stone or to make beads on lapidary equipment. Most of the pieces have
been handpicked and photographed to show any flaws that are present.
It is famous for its sea blue colors. We are lucky to have
sellers who have direct access to Aquamarine rough and can offer it to
customers at market price. Some of the pieces will cut into beautiful gemstones
while other pieces are perfect for making into a Cabochon.
When selecting Aquamarine rough be sure to look for pieces
that have a good shape, good clarity and color. The shape of the Aquamarine rough
is very important because it will dictate what shape the final gemstone will
be. Aquamarine rough of an off shape will require too much material to be cut
away which will result in a lower yield.
The color of the Aquamarine rough can best be seen using the
white paper method. This method involves sitting the Aquamarine rough on a
piece of white paper in natural lighting. The color that can be seen coming out
of the Aquamarine rough is generally what the final stone will look like. If it
is too light, the final stones will be washed out.