DescriptionAn old Jedi or day glow hot pink Burma spinel back from a collector. This stone puts the new production of African spinels to shame. Burma spinels rarely come any pinker. This AGL document was signed by Cap Beesley. We always argued about pink stones. He believes pinks are desaturated reds. Technically true, it always seemed to me pink stones were devalued in the AGL system. The color scan shows the stone is 60% red with a light 65 tone. When I look at this stone, all I see is pink. Clarity is good at LI2-MI1. The stone has a high 70% brilliancy. The cutting and finish are typical Burmese standards. If this stone was an unheated Classic Burma ruby it could sell for over $20,000 per carat. This gem is attractively priced at about 10% of an unheated Classic Burma ruby. This is a gem for a true spinel connoisseur or could be mounted in a killer ring.
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