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 Post subject: How much is this Aquamarine worth? Huge
PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 7:02 pm 
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Found a huge Aquamarine for sale, never seen one in this size. Seller is asking $1.5m, what do you guys think? Cheap, fair or overpriced?
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alright who's down..???...I got $156 bucks who else wants to throw in..ROM, JB, Jason...????

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^^This one is only $47,100. And has better color (although it might not be quite as big as the other).


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I am guessing it would make a really good paperweight.


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So what's it weigh ? I've been looking for another belly button jewel. That may be a bit too large though...hmmm, maybe if I mount it East-West ? :P

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anitame wrote:
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^^This one is only $47,100. And has better color (although it might not be quite as big as the other).


And it is a lot more wearable as well.


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There have been some truly enormous aquamarine crystals found.

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I'd hate to try cut and polish that monster.

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allen wrote:
There have been some truly enormous aquamarine crystals found.


Yes, this gem-grade crystal mined in the 1950's weighed 56 pounds. Others that size and larger have been found.

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Maybe you could do up a wagon real pretty (gold-plated and diamond encrusted), set that aqua in it and pull it around behind you.


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Diamond encrusted gold rickshaw. I like the way you think!


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Seller is asking $1.5m, what do you guys think?


Summer villa on a Greek isle with a Ferrari in the garage, or a large blue rock?

Let me think about it.


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cmw wrote:
I am guessing it would make a really good paperweight.


ROTFLMAO!!! I don't think I would want a 1.5 mill paperweight though!!

As someone who thinks most aquamarine is an overpriced greyish blue stone that doesn't look much better than glass, I find that price tag a bit hefty. Well, it is big, that's for sure.


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It is 2,226.5 carats. The stone looks very light blue but since they took the pic with the flash it might actually be a little darker.


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