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 Post subject: Tanzanite Could you give me your views please
PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:50 am 
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Hi all,

Like the look of this Tanzanite but would like your expert opinions.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Certified-D-Block-A ... 911.c0.m14

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I'm not an expert, but it's rather dark toned for my taste.


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I've never heard of the School of Gemological Sciences (Thailand).


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It is a little bit dark maybe but its hard to tell for sure. You can play with the lighting so much and in different ways that it might be a a few shades lighter or darker. Looks like they spent some time giving it a decent cut though. It wasn't belly cut and looks to have a crown that was cut at or near the proper angles.

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Personally I have never seen a tanzanite that was too dark. Hard to tell from images on a moniter, but it looks like very nice to me.


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the pics of AAA tanz always look way to dark but in person.... :wink:

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It looks a nice stone. But I am wondering why the stone does not show any pleochroism. :?

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Never mind. RI's are within margin of error, I guess. Lack of apparent pleochroism in the pictures could be due to the lighting.

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