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 Post subject: Dumortierite pendent...
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 3:45 pm 
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Not a high value pendent, rare though, & interesting to see- :shock: 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Dumortierite pendent...
PostPosted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:45 pm 
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Nice material!

Is the faceted gem set upside down? Does that work? Haven't seen it in person. Was the best vantage point from the bottom?


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The top stone is upside down, the crystals show so much better, no reflection & detail is visible both stones, the white gold doesnt effect the colors at all & the effect is wonderful to see in normal light, more blue visible-unique if nothing else- :shock: 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:07 am 
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That is lovely, did you cut the stones yourself?

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No, both stones bought on line- 8)


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Remarkable looking material!


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Why "not high value"? :D

Dumortierite in Quarz - such a lovely material...

Enjoy your pendant!

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'not high value', this material is more collector stone, very little available & seems mostly found in Asia from cutters who supply to the public. The stone does have about 12 major origin countries & most of the material is in the form of a lapis type of material, the clear stones with Dumortierite crystals growing within are a very rare happening & to supply the buying public is very small & the fact that it is a quartz based material keeps the cost down-but what a show nature has presented- :shock: 8)


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This material is from Brazil, Vaca Morta quarry, Serra da Vereda, Boquira, Bahia.

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This is the finished pendent, 14kt white gold, 2" tall, & very unusual for a quartz based stone- 8)


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I think this design works nicely with these stones!


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oh you added to it! It looked just as lovely with the two stones but 3 works as well. :D

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