National Gemstone

3.44 Unenhanced Oval Spinel

3.05 Unenhanced Oval Spinel
TYPE & ORIGIN:Natural Spinel
CERTIFICATION:AGL - October 24, 2007
MEASUREMENTS:9.05 x 8.34 x 6.01 mm
COLOR SCAN:Red 65, Orange 30, Pink/Purple 5
PROPORTIONS:Very Good-Good (3-4)
FINISH:Very Good-Good (3-4)
TQIR:Excellent to Very Good
PRICE:US $5000. per carat or $17,200 total including shipping/handling in the United States and the $320 original AGL Colored Stone Grading Report.
NGC Comment: This is a top red/orange spinel with approximately 95% of the stone being red/orange. This color combination is sought after by many connoisseurs. The gemstone has no brown or grey. The stone has a perfect 75 tone, an open color that never blacks out. The stone is eye clean at LI2-MI1 clarity. The stone has a high 70-80% brilliancy and really high cutting and finish numbers for a Burmese gem. If this stone was an unheated Classic Burma ruby it would sell for at least $50,000 per carat. This gem is attractively priced at slightly at 10% of an unheated Classic Burma ruby. For the true spinel collector or client who wants the Burma ruby look for a fraction of the price..

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The 3.44 Unenhanced Oval Spinel was shot in natural daylight with a Sony Digital Cyber-Shot.

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