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TUCSON High End Gem And Jewelry Online Auction

Start Date: Week of 9/13/15
End Date: September 23, 2015 6:30 pm
Preview Times: Monday 9/21/15 through Wednesday 9/23/15 from 10am to 4pm
Location: 1441 E. 17th St. Tucson AZ 85719
Load Out Times: Thursday 9/24/15, Friday 9/25/15, And Monday 9/28/15 from 10am to 4pm

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1200 – Ionx Bracelet, Made In The Usa.
“3224 – Opal Triplet (pair)5×7 mm Ovals 1.85 tw Opal was formed many millions of years ago, when a combination of silica and water flowed into cracks and spaces in the ground. This then gradually hardened and solidified to become opal. Opals contain water, which makes them very sensitive to heat. They are soft and can be cracked or chipped easily. Opals should be stored in moist absorbent cotton. The opal is said to be many things including the most powerful of healing stones, the stone of hope, the stone of great achievement and even the “”stone of the Gods””. Ancient Romans associated opal with hope and good luck. It is said to be the stone of love, but only to faithful lovers.
Triplets are ideal for those who wish to wear an opal regularly or live in extreme environments (high heat, low humidity or large temperature changes between indoor and outdoor environments) that can damage opal solid stones. Triplets are made by sandwiching precious opal between an onyx or similar base stone and a clear quartz cabochon.

1020 – 5″X 3″X 3″ Gold Leaf Pharaohs Bust, Made In Egypt.
1029 – Black And Blue Egyptian Necklace And Earrings. Made In Egypt.
1067 – Turquoise-(sy.) Colored German Silver Size 7 Ring.
1154 – Red Shoe Ring Holder.
“3214 – Emerald Melee 5X3, 5X2 Mm Marquis Cuts, Ovals 5.02 Tw Hardness: 7.5 – 8 Refractive Index: 1.57 – 1.59
Density: 2.67 – 2.75 Chemical Composition: Be3Al2(Sio3)6 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Lustre: Vitreous Unlike Other Beryl Varieties Clean Pieces Of Emerald Are Extremely Rare End Expensive. Emeralds Are Usually Treated By Polymers Or Colorless Oil In Order To Hide Microfissures And To Improve Their Appearance

“3229 – Dark Blue Sapphire 6X5 Mm Oval 0.90Ct Chemical Formula: Al2O3
Crystal Structure: (Trigonal), Double Pointed, Barrel-Shaped, Hexagonal Pyramids, Tabloid Shaped
Color: Blue, Colorless, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Black
Hardness: 9.00
Refractive Index: 1.762 – 1.788
Sapphire Is A Gem Quality Variety Of The Mineral Corundum. It Is The Second Hardest Substance On Earth After Diamond, Rating 9 On The Mohs Scale Of Mineral Hardness. Corundum Itself Is Not A Very Rare Mineral, But Gem Quality Corundum Is Extremely Rare. Most Corundum Is Opaque To Translucent And Heavily Included, Suitable Only For Industrial Use, Including The Production Of Abrasives Used For Sandpaper And Machining Of Metal, Plastics And Wood. The Name Corundum Comes From The Sanskrit Word Kuruvindam, Meaning “”Ruby Sapphire””, While The Name Sapphire Comes From The Persian Word Safir, Derived From The Greek Word For Blue. In Times Of Antiquity And The Middle Ages, The Term Sapphire Actually Referred To Lapis Lazuli, But In The Early 19Th Century, The Description And Definition Of Sapphire Was Changed To The Corundum Variety We Know Today.
While Blue Is The Most Traditional And Classic Color For Sapphire, Sapphire Is Actually Found In A Variety Of Different Colors. Most Natural Sapphire Is Quite Pale And Light In Color. Only A Small Percentage Of Natural Sapphire Exhibits Vivid And Intense Colors Without Some Type Of Treatment Or Enhancement, The Most Common Being Heat-Treatment. For Many Years, Only Blue Sapphire Was Recognized As ‘True’ Sapphire. Today, All Colors Of Gem Quality Corundum Are Known As Sapphire, With Exception To Red Corundum, Which Is Classified As Ruby.
The Most Common Treatment For Sapphire Is Heat Treatment, Though Unheated Specimens Can Be Found. Stones Are Heated (Generally Before They Are Cut) To Between 1700 To 1800 Degrees Celsius (3100-3300 Degrees F) For Several Hours. Most Sapphires Today Are Heated, And Unheated Stones In Rich Blue Can Command Enormous Prices In Today’s Market.

1181 – Knife, Mt-2567
1026 – Lot Of 2 Decorative Copper Plates, Made In Egypt.
3185 – Masidon And Max Beautiful Stretch Bracelet. Silver Colored With Turquoise Colored Beads, And Bead Earrings.
3189 – Sterling Silver Necklace With Beautiful Green Center Stone.
3199 – Tigers Eye German Silver Ring, Size 9.
3204 – Blue Topaz German Silver Ring Size 9.
“3212 – Cognac Quartz 11X14 Mm Oval 8.67 Ct Quartz Color: Colorless, Greyish / Brownish Yellow (Smoky Quartz); Light Pink (Rose Quartz)
Hardness: 7 Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66 Chemical Composition: Sio2 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

“3213 – Pink Peruvian Opal 28X21 Free Form Rounded Trapeze/ Teardrop 22.05Cy Opal Was Formed Many Millions Of Years Ago, When A Combination Of Silica And Water Flowed Into Cracks And Spaces In The Ground. This Then Gradually Hardened And Solidified To Become Opal. Opals Contain Water, Which Makes Them Very Sensitive To Heat. They Are Soft And Can Be Cracked Or Chipped Easily. Opals Should Be Stored In Moist Absorbent Cotton. The Opal Is Said To Be Many Things Including The Most Powerful Of Healing Stones, The Stone Of Hope, The Stone Of Great Achievement And Even The “”Stone Of The Gods””. Ancient Romans Associated Opal With Hope And Good Luck. It Is Said To Be The Stone Of Love, But Only To Faithful Lovers.

“3215 – Golden Sapphire Melee 17 Emerald And Square Cuts 4.86 Tw Color: Vivid Golden Yellow
Hardness: 9 Refractive Index: 1.76 – 1.78 Density: 3.99 – 4.00 Chemical Composition: Al2O3 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Sapphires Are A Variety Of Corundum, Existing In Almost All Colors. Heat Treatment Is Usually Applied To Improve Their Color And Reduce Small Inclusions.
Among The Fancy Sapphires, Yellow Sapphire, Colored By Trace Amounts Of Iron, Has Become Especially Popular With Gemstone Buyers. One Reason Is That Canary Yellow Diamonds Have Become A Significant Fashion Trend. The More Affordable Yellow Sapphire Has Become An Attractive Substitute For Those Unwilling To Pay The Exorbitant Prices For Yellow Diamond. Since Yellow Sapphire Also Has Excellent Brilliance And Hardness, It Has Also Become A Fashionable Choice As A Center Stone For Engagement Rings, Usually Surrounded By Smaller Diamonds.
Another Reason For The Popularity Of Yellow Sapphire Is That This Gemstone Has A Special Place In The Vedic Astrology Of India. According To The Vedic Tradition, There Are Nine Gemstones That Are Thought To Have Special Significance For Human Life; Ruby, Pearl, Coral, Emerald, Yellow Sapphire, Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Chrysoberyl Cat’S Eye And Hessonite Garnet. These Nine Gemstones Are Thought To Correspond With Planetary Activity And Astrological Entities. According To These Beliefs, Yellow Sapphire Is The Gem Associated With Jupiter.

“3216 – Amethyst &Citrinefacetrough 22.29 20.64 Color: Purple And Yellow
Hardness: 7 Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66 Chemical Composition: Sio2
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Amethyst Is A Transparent Purple-Violet Variety Of Quartz. The Best Amethysts Have A Medium Dark Violet Color And Uniform Coloring. They Are Rarely Heated To Lighten Dark Colors Or To Improve Transparency. An Amethyst Will Change Color To Yellow Or Greenish Yellow After Heat Treatment. Long Time Exposure To Direct Sunlight May Make The Color Fade.
Amethyst Is The Purple Variety Of Quartz And The Most Valued Member Of The Quartz Family. It Must Be Purple To Be Amethyst, But It Can Display A Range Of Shades Including Deep Purple, Light Lilac, Lavender And Mauve. Top Quality Amethyst Is A Deep Medium Purple With Rose-Colored Flashes. Its Purple Color Made It A Stone Of Royalty For Many Thousands Of Years.
Natural Citrine Is Pale Yellow To Pale Orange, Much Lighter Than The Heat-Treated Material Which Is Dark Orange-Brown To Reddish-Brown. All Of The Heat-Treated Material Has A Red Tint, While Natural Citrine Does Not.

“3218 – Citrine 7 Mm Square Cut 1.58 Color: Yellow
Hardness: 7 Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66
Chemical Composition: Sio2 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Almost All Citrine That Is Available On The Market Today Is Heat-Treated Amethyst. Natural Citrine Is Pale Yellow To Pale Orange, Much Lighter Than The Heat-Treated Material Which Is Dark Orange-Brown To Reddish-Brown. All Of The Heat-Treated Material Has A Red Tint, While Natural Citrine Does Not.


“3222 – Ametrine (Pair) Great For Earrings Or Ring & Pendant Pairing 13 X 713 X 6.5 Mm
Emerald Cut6.97 Tw Color: Purple And Yellow Hardness: 7 Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66
Chemical Composition: Sio2 Crystal Structure: Hexagonalorigin: Bolivia
Citrine Crystals Can Form Together With Amethyst Or Smoky Quartz To Form A Bi-Colored Quartz Called Ametrine.
Legend Has It That Ametrine Was First Introduced To Europe By A Conquistador’S Gifts To The Spanish Queen, After He Received A Mine In Bolivia As A Dowry When He Married A Princess From The Native Ayoreos Tribe.

“3220 – Tanzanite 6 Mm Trilliant 0.58Ct Zoisite
Color: Purplish Blue Hardness: 6.5
Refractive Index: 1.69 – 1.70
Chemical Composition: (Ca2Al3(Sio4)(Si2O7)O(Oh)) + (Cr,Sr)
Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic
Tanzanite Was First Discovered In 1967 In Tanzania, East Africa. As One Of The Newest And Most Exotically Colored Gemstones, Tanzanite Is Part Of The Zoisite Mineral Species And Is Only Found In East Africa. Tanzanite Is Very Rarely A Pure Blue And Usually Exhibits Rich Purple Overtones.
While Tanzanite Is Often A Blue Color When First Mined, It Can Also Be Brown And Is Routinely Heat Treated To Permanently Draw Out Its Exotic Bluish-Purple Color.
Tanzanite Is A Brittle Stone And Although It Can Be Worn Daily, Care Should Be Taken To Protect It From Knocks, Pressure And Extreme Temperature Changes. Do Not Use A Home Ultrasonic To Clean Jewelry With Tanzanite.

“3223 – Blue Sapphire 7X4 Mm Marquis Cut 0.60 Chemical Formula: Al2O3
Crystal Structure: (Trigonal), Double Pointed, Barrel-Shaped, Hexagonal Pyramids, Tabloid Shaped
Color: Blue, Colorless, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Black Hardness:9.00
Refractive Index:1.762 – 1.788
Sapphire Is A Gem Quality Variety Of The Mineral Corundum. It Is The Second Hardest Substance On Earth After Diamond, Rating 9 On The Mohs Scale Of Mineral Hardness. Corundum Itself Is Not A Very Rare Mineral, But Gem Quality Corundum Is Extremely Rare. Most Corundum Is Opaque To Translucent And Heavily Included, Suitable Only For Industrial Use, Including The Production Of Abrasives Used For Sandpaper And Machining Of Metal, Plastics And Wood. The Name Corundum Comes From The Sanskrit Word Kuruvindam, Meaning “”Ruby Sapphire””, While The Name Sapphire Comes From The Persian Word Safir, Derived From The Greek Word For Blue. In Times Of Antiquity And The Middle Ages, The Term Sapphire Actually Referred To Lapis Lazuli, But In The Early 19Th Century, The Description And Definition Of Sapphire Was Changed To The Corundum Variety We Know Today.
While Blue Is The Most Traditional And Classic Color For Sapphire, Sapphire Is Actually Found In A Variety Of Different Colors. Most Natural Sapphire Is Quite Pale And Light In Color. Only A Small Percentage Of Natural Sapphire Exhibits Vivid And Intense Colors Without Some Type Of Treatment Or Enhancement, The Most Common Being Heat-Treatment. For Many Years, Only Blue Sapphire Was Recognized As ‘True’ Sapphire. Today, All Colors Of Gem Quality Corundum Are Known As Sapphire, With Exception To Red Corundum, Which Is Classified As Ruby.
The Most Common Treatment For Sapphire Is Heat Treatment, Though Unheated Specimens Can Be Found. Stones Are Heated (Generally Before They Are Cut) To Between 1700 To 1800 Degrees Celsius (3100-3300 Degrees F) For Several Hours. Most Sapphires Today Are Heated, And Unheated Stones In Rich Blue Can Command Enormous Prices In Today’S Market.

“3226 – Watermelon Tourmaline 8 Mm Round 3.15 Tourmaline Is A Boron Silicate Mineral Often Containing Traces Of Aluminum, Iron, Magnesium, Sodium, Lithium, Copper And Potassium. Tourmaline Crystals Form In The Trigonal Crystal System And Can Be Distinguished By Their Distinct Three-Sided Triangular Prisms. Tourmaline Has Very Distinct Gemmological Properties Which Can Help Identify It From Other Similar Coloured Gemstones. Tourmaline Has Superior Hardness (7 To 7.5 On The Mohs Scale), Poor Cleavage And Strong Pleochroism. Tourmaline Is Known To Exhibit Unique Pyro-Piezoelectric Properties, Which Means Crystals Can Produce And Hold An Electrical Charge When Subjected To Mechanical Stress, Pressure Or Extreme Temperature Fluctuations, Earning It The Nickname Of The ‘Electric Stone’. When Tourmaline Crystals Are Rubbed, Friction Can Cause Static And When Held Over Dust Or Ash, The Static Can Attract Particles, Which Is Why It Is Sometimes Referred To As The ‘Ceylonese (Sri Lankan) Magnet’.
Tourmaline Crystals That Exhibit Green On One End And Pink To Red On The Other, With A Band Of White In The Middle Are Marketed As ‘Watermelon Tourmaline’. Tourmaline Exhibits Strong Pleochroism, Which Means Its Crystals Can Exhibit Different Colours Depending On The Angle From Which They Are Viewed. Most Red, Pink And Brown To Yellow Tourmaline Is Coloured By Manganese, While Iron And Titanium Can Result In Greenish To Bluish-Black Colours. Lithium Impurities Can Result In Just About Every Colour, Including Blue, Green, Red, Yellow And Pink.
According To Gia, Most Tourmaline Is ‘Type Ii’ Material In Regard To Clarity, Which Means Tourmaline Is Often Included. The Level Of Inclusions Can Vary Depending On The Type Of Tourmaline, With Some Colours Being More Heavily Included Than Others. Green Tourmaline Is Often Eye-Clean, While Blue, Red And Pink Tourmaline, Including Rubellite, Paraiba And Watermelon Tourmaline, Are Almost Always Found With Significant Inclusions. Rubellite, Paraiba And Watermelon Tourmaline Are Considered To Be Type Iii Clarity Gems.

“3227 – Large Garnet 8X10 Mm Emerald Cut 3.85 When Thinking Of Garnet, Most People Think Of Red Gemstones. Garnet Most Commonly Occurs In Red, And The Origin Of The Name “”Garnet”” Lies In This Deep Red Hue. The Name “”Garnet”” Comes From The Medieval Latin Word, “”Granatum””, Which Is An Adjective Meaning “”Dark-Red””. It Is Thought That This Adjective Could Have Been Extracted From The Word “”Pomegranate””, Due To The Color Of The Seed Coats Or Shape Of The Seeds. However, The Word Could Also Have Come From Another Medieval Latin Word; “”Granum””, Referring To Red Dye. The Use Of Red Garnet Dates Back Thousands Of Years, When It Was Used By Egyptian Pharaohs For Both Decorative And Ceremonial Purposes. The Ancient Romans Also Wore Garnet Rings And Traded Garnet Gemstones. In Ancient Times, Garnet And Other Red Gemstones Cut In Cabochon Were Called “”Carbuncles””.
The Latin Word, “”Carbunculus”” Alludes To A Burning Piece Of Coal Or Ember. This May Have Been Used To Refer To Garnet Because Of Its Bright Color.

“3228 – Lilac Amethyst 8X10 Mm Oval 2.54Ct Amethyst Is A Transparent Purple-Violet Variety Of Quartz. The Best Amethysts Have A Medium Dark Violet Color And Uniform Coloring. They Are Rarely Heated To Lighten Dark Colors Or To Improve Transparency. An Amethyst Will Change Color To Yellow Or Greenish Yellow After Heat Treatment. Long Time Exposure To Direct Sunlight May Make The Color Fade.

“3230 – Peridot, Iolite, Amethyst Medley Rounds3 Mm, 2 -4 Mm, 5 Mm 1.55 Tw Amethyst Is A Transparent Purple-Violet Variety Of Quartz. The Best Amethysts Have A Medium Dark Violet Color And Uniform Coloring. They Are Rarely Heated To Lighten Dark Colors Or To Improve Transparency. An Amethyst Will Change Color To Yellow Or Greenish Yellow After Heat Treatment. Long Time Exposure To Direct Sunlight May Make The Color Fade.
Stone Of The Deep Earth, Volcanos And Meteorites, Peridot Is Only Found In Soil Deposited By Lavas Or In Celestial Rocks. Cleopatra’S ‘Emeralds’ And Most Biblical References To Chrysolite Are Believed To Have Actually Been Peridot.
As The Transparent Variety Iolite, It Is Often Used As A Gemstone. The Name “”Iolite”” Comes From The Greek Word For Violet. Another Old Name Is Dichroite, A Greek Word Meaning “”Two-Colored Rock””, A Reference To Cordierite’S Strong Pleochroism. It Has Also Been Called “”Water-Sapphire”” And “”Vikings’ Compass”” Because Of Its Usefulness In Determining The Direction Of The Sun On Overcast Days, The Vikings Having Used It For This Purpose. This Works By Determining The Direction Of Polarization Of The Sky Overhead. Light Scattered By Air Molecules Is Polarized, And The Direction Of The Polarization Is At Right Angles To A Line To The Sun, Even When The Sun’s Disk Itself Is Obscured By Dense Fog Or Lies Just Below The Horizon.
Gem Quality Iolite Varies In Color From Sapphire Blue To Blue Violet To Yellowish Gray To Light Blue As The Light Angle Changes. Iolite Is Sometimes Used As An Inexpensive Substitute For Sapphire.

“3231 – Ruby (Bright Stunning Stone!) 6 Mm Round 1.33 Chemical Formula: Al2O3
Crystal Structure: Trigonal, Hexagonal Prisms Or Tables, Rhombohedrons
Color: Various Reds
Hardness:9
Refractive Index: 1.762 – 1.778
Ruby Is One Of The Highest Valued Colored Gemstones, In Fact, Large Rubies Can Fetch Higher Prices Than Equivalently Sized Diamonds. Ruby Has Been Prized For Centuries Because Of Its Excellent Mohs Scale Hardness Of 9, Along With Its Treasured Rich Red Hue And Vitreous Lustre. Ruby Is A Variety Of Corundum That Gets Its Red Color From Chromium. Corundum That Occurs In Other Colors Is Classified As Sapphire. In Its Pure Form, Corundum Is Colorless. The Word “”Corundum”” Comes From The Tamil “”Kurundam””, Meaning “”Ruby Sapphire””.
In The Ancient Indian Language Of Sanskrit, Ruby Is Called “”Ratnaraj””, Which Translates As “”King Of Precious Stones””. Ancient Sanskrit Texts, The Bible And Other Historical Writings Refer To Ruby As A Precious Gem, Indicating The Rich History And Abiding Appreciation Of Ruby Gemstones. Ancient Hindus Believed That By Making An Offering Of A Ruby To Krishna, Rebirth As An Emperor Was Assured. Burmese Warriors Believed That Rubies Would Make Them Invincible, And Even Inserted Rubies Under Their Skin For This Purpose.
According To The Story Of Marco Polo, Kublai Khan Offered The King Of Ceylon A City In Exchange For A Large Ruby. Medieval Europeans Believed That Rubies Assured Good Health, Prosperity, Wisdom And A Successful Love Life. The English Name “”Ruby”” Comes From The Latin Word “”Ruber””, Meaning Red. The Most Desirable Ruby Color Is A Rich Deep Red With A Hint Of Blue That Is Known As “”Pigeon’S Blood””. In Thailand, Ruby Is Known As “”Tabtim””, Which Means “”Pomegranate”” In Thai. This Is Because These Shining Red Gems Look Like The Edible Seed Coats Found Inside A Ripe Pomegranate.


“3233 – Fire Opal 8X5 Mm Step Cut Rhomboid 1.02 Fire Opal Is A Transparent To Translucent Opal, With Warm Body Colors Of Yellow To Orange To Red. Although It Does Not Usually Show Any Play Of Color, Occasionally A Stone Will Exhibit Bright Green Flashes. The Most Famous Source Of Fire Opals Is The State Of Querétaro In Mexico; These Opals Are Commonly Called Mexican Fire Opals.
Opals Should Be Stored In Moist Absorbent Cotton. The Opal Is Said To Be Many Things Including The Most Powerful Of Healing Stones, The Stone Of Hope, The Stone Of Great Achievement And Even The “”Stone Of The Gods””. Ancient Romans Associated Opal With Hope And Good Luck. It Is Said To Be The Stone Of Love, But Only To Faithful Lovers.

“3234 – Unheated, Untreated Bi-Color Sapphire (Fluoresces Brightly Pink Under Uv) 5Mm Round Brilliant 0.74 Chemical Formula: Al2O3
Crystal Structure: (Trigonal), Double Pointed, Barrel-Shaped, Hexagonal Pyramids, Tabloid Shaped
Color: Blue, Colorless, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Green, Purple, Black
Hardness: 9.00
Refractive Index: 1.762 – 1.788
Sapphire Is A Gem Quality Variety Of The Mineral Corundum. It Is The Second Hardest Substance On Earth After Diamond, Rating 9 On The Mohs Scale Of Mineral Hardness. Corundum Itself Is Not A Very Rare Mineral, But Gem Quality Corundum Is Extremely Rare. Most Corundum Is Opaque To Translucent And Heavily Included, Suitable Only For Industrial Use, Including The Production Of Abrasives Used For Sandpaper And Machining Of Metal, Plastics And Wood. The Name Corundum Comes From The Sanskrit Word Kuruvindam, Meaning “”Ruby Sapphire””, While The Name Sapphire Comes From The Persian Word Safir, Derived From The Greek Word For Blue. In Times Of Antiquity And The Middle Ages, The Term Sapphire Actually Referred To Lapis Lazuli, But In The Early 19Th Century, The Description And Definition Of Sapphire Was Changed To The Corundum Variety We Know Today.
While Blue Is The Most Traditional And Classic Color For Sapphire, Sapphire Is Actually Found In A Variety Of Different Colors. Most Natural Sapphire Is Quite Pale And Light In Color. Only A Small Percentage Of Natural Sapphire Exhibits Vivid And Intense Colors Without Some Type Of Treatment Or Enhancement, The Most Common Being Heat-Treatment. For Many Years, Only Blue Sapphire Was Recognized As ‘True’ Sapphire. Today, All Colors Of Gem Quality Corundum Are Known As Sapphire, With Exception To Red Corundum, Which Is Classified As Ruby.
The Most Common Treatment For Sapphire Is Heat Treatment, Though Unheated Specimens Can Be Found. Stones Are Heated (Generally Before They Are Cut) To Between 1700 To 1800 Degrees Celsius (3100-3300 Degrees F) For Several Hours. Most Sapphires Today Are Heated, And Unheated Stones In Rich Blue Can Command Enormous Prices In Today’s Market.

“3235 – White Quartz 10 Mm Round 3.67 Quartz Color: Colorless, Greyish / Brownish Yellow (Smoky Quartz); Light Pink (Rose Quartz)
Hardness: 7
Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55
Density: 2.65 – 2.66
Chemical Composition: Sio2
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal

“3236 – Pietersite 12X5 Mm Marquis Cabochon 1.68 Chemical Composition:Quartz: Sio2; Crocidolite: Na2Fe4 (Oh/Si4O11)2 (Variable)
Crystal Structure:Trigonal, Fibrous Aggregate
Colour: Brownish-Red, Orange, Golden Yellow To Brown, Blue, Grey
Hardness: 6.5 To 7
Refractive Index: 1.544 To 1.553
Pietersite Is The Trade Name For A (Usually) Dark Blue-Gray Breccia Aggregate Made Up Mainly Of Hawk’s Eye And Tiger’s Eye. It Was Discovered In Namibia By A Man Named Sid Pieters In 1962.
Unlike Tiger’s Eye, The Surface Of A Pietersite Gem Looks Rather Chaotic, With Streaks And Colors In Every Direction. This Is Because During Formation Of The Crystal, The Materials That It Is Composed Of Were Broken Apart, Swirled Every Which Way, And Then Were Reformed And Cemented Together By Quartz. Stones And Crystals That Go Through That Process Are Referred To As Brecciated.
Pietersite Colors Include Blues, Rusty Reds, Golds And Browns. The Blues Range From A Baby Blue To A Dark Midnight Hue. The Chinese Pietersite Often Occurs In Shades Of Gold, Red And Blue Color Segments, Which Sometimes Also Include A Deep Golden Brown.

“3238 – Azurite 17X19X20 Mm Free Form Cabochon 21.23 Chemical Composition: Cu3(Oh)2(Co3)2
Colour: Deep Blue Hardness:3.5 To 4
Azurite Is Named After The Persian Word “”Lazhward””, For Its Characteristic Blue Color. It Occurs In The Weathered Zone Of Copper Ore-Bodies Usually In Association With Malachite. Azurite Is Less Stable In Open Air Than Malachite, And Is Often Pseudomorphically Replaced By It. Or They Can Form Together As Azurmalachite.
Azurite Is Famous For Its Superb Color And Interesting Forms. It Was Formerly Used For Azure Pigment. It Can Be Cut Into Cabochons, Faceted Into Gems And Used For Ornamental Objects.

“3239 – Old Sunsite Az Estate Turquoise, Sky Blue 12X13X14 Mm Freeform 6.54Ct
Seam Turquoise With Chocolate Matrix – Natural Doublet, So Naturally Stable
Turquoise Is Ancient, Yet Again And Again It Finds Itself Back In Fashion. Its Shining Sky Blue Is One Of The Most Popular Trend Colors In The World Of Jewelry And Fashion.
In Many Cultures Of The Old And New Worlds, This Gemstone Has Been Esteemed For Thousands Of Years As A Holy Stone, A Bringer Of Good Fortune Or A Talisman. It Really Does Have The Right To Be Called A ‘Gemstone Of The Peoples’. The Oldest Evidence For This Claim Was Found In Egypt, Where Grave Furnishings With Turquoise Inlay Were Discovered, Dating From Approximately 3000 B.C.. In The Ancient Persian Kingdom, The Sky-Blue Gemstones Were Earlier Worn Round The Neck Or Wrist As Protection Against Unnatural Death. If They Changed Color, The Wearer Was Thought To Have Reason To Fear The Approach Of Doom. Meanwhile, It Has Been Discovered That The Turquoise Certainly Can Change Color, But That This Is Not Necessarily A Sign Of Impending Danger. The Change Can Be Caused By The Light, Or By A Chemical Reaction Brought About By Cosmetics, Dust Or The Acidity Of The Skin.

“3237 – Rose Quartz 18X12 Mm Emerald Checkerboard 10.87 Quartz Color: Colorless, Greyish / Brownish Yellow (Smoky Quartz); Light Pink (Rose Quartz) Hardness: 7
Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66 Chemical Composition: Sio2 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Rose Quartz Is A Type Of Quartz Which Exhibits A Pale Pink To Rose-Red Hue. The Color Is Usually Considered As Due To Trace Amounts Of Titanium, Iron, Or Manganese, In The Massive Material. Some Rose Quartz Contains Microscopic Rutile Needles Which Produces An Asterism In Transmitted Light. Recent X-Ray Diffraction Studies Suggest That The Color Is Due To Thin Microscopic Fibers Of Possibly Dumortierite Within The Massive Quartz.

“3232 – Smokey Quartz 9X12 Mm Emerald Checkerboard 4.45Ct Quartz Color: Colorless, Greyish / Brownish Yellow (Smoky Quartz); Light Pink (Rose Quartz)
Hardness: 7 Refractive Index: 1.54 – 1.55 Density: 2.65 – 2.66 Chemical Composition: Sio2 Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Smoky Quartz Is A Gray, Translucent Version Of Quartz. It Ranges In Clarity From Almost Complete Transparency To A Brownish-Gray Crystal That Is Almost Opaque. Some Can Also Be Black.


“3219 – Peridot (Matched Pair) Perfect For Earrings! 6 Mm
Rounds 1.97 Tw Color: Yellowish Green
Hardness: 6.5 – 7
Refractive Index: 1.64 – 1.69
Density: 3.20 – 3.50
Chemical Composition: (Mg, Fe)[Sio4]
Crystal Structure: Orthorhombic
Lustre: Vitreous
Stone Of The Deep Earth, Volcanos And Meteorites, Peridot Is Only Found In Soil Deposited By Lavas Or In Celestial Rocks. Cleopatra’S ‘Emeralds’ And Most Biblical References To Chrysolite Are Believed To Have Actually Been Peridot.
Peridot Is The Birthstone For August. It Is Thought To Bring The Wearer Good Luck, Peace, And Success.
Prices For Peridot (Olivine) Are Highly Dependent On The Stone’S Size, Origin And Clarity. The Best Stones Have A Vivid Yellowish-Green Color.

“3225 – Pink Spinel 7X6 Mm Oval 1.14 Chemical Formula:Mgal2O4 Crystal Structure:Cubic; Octahedron, Twins, Rhombic Dodecahedron
Color:Red, Orange, Yellow, Brown, Blue, Violet, Purple, Green, Blackhardness: 8
Refractive Index: 1.712 – 1.762 Spinel Is A Hard Vitreous Magnesium Aluminium Oxide That Has Been Used As A Gemstone For Centuries. The Beauty Of Spinel Has Caused It To Be Mistaken For Ruby And Sapphire In The Past. However, Spinel Deserves To Be Recognized As A Gemstone That Is Worthy Of Appreciation In Its Own Right. Spinel Occurs In A Range Of Colours, Such As Rose Pink To Rich Red; Lavender To Deep Violet; Light To Deep Blue, Orange, Yellow, Brown And Black.
The Name Spinel Is Thought To Have Come From Either The Latin Word, “”Spina””, Meaning Thorn, Due To Its Pointed Crystal Form, Or The Greek Word For “”Spark””, In Reference To Its Bright Colour. Spinel Has Been Mined For Centuries And One Of The Most Famous Historical Spinel Gemstones Is Known As “”The Black Prince’S Ruby””. As The Name Suggests, This Is A Red Gemstone, Which Was Thought To Be A Ruby. The “”Black Prince’S Ruby”” Was Acquired By Edward, Prince Of Wales In 1367. It Is Set Into England’S State Crown And Is Held At The Tower Of London.


3186 – Beautiful Champenge Colored Jewelry Box With A Mirror. 4.5″X3.5″.
3187 – Gold Colored Pin That Says Susane With A Dangly Heart With A Blue Center.
3188 – Purple Flower Design Brooch From Brooch Approach.
3190 – Black Jeweled Hair Clip.
3191 – Beautiful Quartz Watch. (Stainless Steel Back Base Metal Bezel, Made In China).
3192 – Lovel Designs Necklace Pendant By Ken Kentro.
3193 – Lady Bug Silver Colored Necklace.
3194 – Beautiful Floral Jewelry Box With Mirror, 8″X12″.
3195 – Beautiful Floral Brooch, Fashion Jewelry Rings And A Dad Pin.
3196 – 3 Pairs Of Dangly Earrings And 2 Necklace Pendants.
3197 – Fashion Jewelry In A Small Beautiful Jewelry Box With A Mirror. 5.5″X4″.
3198 – Blue Stone German Silver Rings, Size 7.
3200 – Citrine German Silver Ring Size 9.
3201 – Garnet German Silver Ring, Size 8.
3202 – Lapis German Silver Rind, Size 7.
3203 – Red Onyx German Silver Ring Size 8.
3205 – Rose Quartz German Silver Ring Size 9.
3206 – Red Sun Stone German Silver Pendant Necklace With Chain.
3207 – Turquoise (Sy) German Silver Pendant Necklace With Chain.
3208 – Natural Sapphire, 50.20 Ct, 25.42X18.14 Mm From India.
3209 – Natural Ruby, 8.00 Ct, 12.7X9.7 Mm From India.
3210 – Natural Emerald 4.85 Ct, 13.02X10.03 Mm From Brazil.
3211 – Natural Sapphire 42.55 Ct 28″X18″
1093 – Jacksonville Jaguars Decorative Glass Crystal.
1094 – Lot Of Assorted Fashion Earrings.
1096 – Lot Of Misc. Fashion Jewelry.
1100 – Lot Of 2 Military Style Pins.
1102 – 1 Cat Pendant Marked Lind 14 Kt Ge And 2 Mice Pins.
1104 – Small Vial Of “Fools” Gold.
1105 – Lot Of 2 Decorative Paper Weights.
1106 – Gorgeous Small Coffee Cup Labeled “Russel 1924″.
1107 – Ironwood Road Runner.
1108 – Small Oil Candle.
1110 – Lot Of Incandescent Light Electric Hurricane Lamp Tops.
1111 – 1990 Jose Conseco Card And Pin.
1155 – Ricarda M. Silver Bracelet.
1158 – Ricarda M. Dark Red Bracelet.
1159 – Ricarda M. Assorted Colors Bracelet.
1160 – Image Bracelet Gold With American Flags.
1169 – Pair Of Stars With American Flag Earrings And A Star With American Flag Pin.
1170 – Pair Of Stars With American Flag Earrings And A Star With American Flag Pin.
1171 – Pair Of Stars With American Flag Earrings And A Star With American Flag Pin.
1172 – Bottle Stopper.
1185 – Wild Outdoors Deer Knife.
1186 – Wild Outdoors Eagle Knife.
1180 – Knife, Hk-615.
1177 – Campbell Soup Girl Figurine.
1016 – 7″X1″X4″ Gold Leaf Horus Sitting Stone Statue, Made In Egypt.
1019 – 2″X 5″X 3″ Gold Leaf Egyptian Cat, Made In Egypt.
1021 – 6.5″X 3″X 1.5″ Gold Leaf Egyptian Cat, Made In Egypt.
1023 – 6″X 3″X 1″ Egyptian Cat Statue, Made In Egypt.
1024 – 6″X 4″X 2″ Egyptian Hawk, Made In Egypt.
1044 – Lot Of Golden Colored Bracelets, Made In Egypt.
1046 – Lot Of 3 Egyptian Pendants. Pharaoh Designs. Made In Egypt.
1047 – Lot Of 6 Decorative Papyrus Key Chains. Made In Egypt.
1048 – Lot Of 3 Decorative Egyptian Bracelets, 2 Pharaohs, Scarab. Made In Egypt.
1049 – Lot Of Silver-Toned Egyptian Earrings. Made In Egypt.
1050 – Lot Of Gold-Toned Egyptian Dangling Earrings. Made In Egypt.
1051 – Lot Of Gold-Toned Egyptian Dangling Earrings. Made In Egypt.
1059 – 1 Very Cool World Chains Bracelet.
1060 – 1 Cool Dangling Pin, Silver-Toned.
1063 – 1″ Sterling Silver Statue Of Liberty Keychain Charm.
1076 – 1 Pin With Pendant, Unknown Stone.
1085 – 1 Pair Of Apache Tear Earrings.
1088 – Very Ornate, Wooden Fish Mounted On Coral.
1092 – Mag-Lok Gold Plated Magnetic Clasps, 11 Pieces.
1112 – Lot Of Gridstar Collectible Autographed Player Static Cling Stickers.
1003 – Beautiful Pendant Chain Marked Park Lane.
1006 – American Flag Pin And 2 Red White And Blue Clip On Earrings.
1161 – Image American Flag Pin.
1162 – Image Bracelet Gold With American Flags.
1168 – Pair Of American Flag Earrings And An American Flag Pin.
1213 – Silver Plated Ring Size 5 With Electroplate Cubic Zirconium.
1214 – Silver Plated Ring Size 9 With Electroplate Cubic Zirconium.
1219 – Pink Stone Carved Elephant.
1228 – Lot Of 6 Mini Old And New Testament Bibles In Gvarduan Bell Cases.
1230 – Pewter Box “Shall We Stick Together As Long As We Live” By Hallmark.
1187 – Wild Outdoors Eagle Knife.
1191 – Compass
1201 – Samurai Pen.
1231 – Pewter Box “Shall We Stick Together As Long As We Live” By Hallmark.
1232 – Pewter Box “Shall We Stick Together As Long As We Live” By Hallmark.

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