Loose Natural Prasiolite Gemstone!
Want something different? You will not find these anywhere but here! A personalized gemstone with your Initial faceted into the top (crown.) Ron can facet any letter of the alphabet for you.
The way Ron cut the facets to make the Initial "O", he frosted the facets to make them stand out, like a frosted/etched glass. This monogram gemstone would certainly turn heads and get a few "Wow that is really Neat!" Talk about personalized! You can either have your first name or your last name initial or get both! Natural Green Prasiolite from Brazil. Custom faceted by Ron.
Prasiolite, is also a green quartz. This gem has also been called Green Amethyst though it is actually Prasiolite - Green Quartz. Would make a gorgeous Ring or Pendant Dark spots in the picture are not in the gemstone, just relfections of the camera lens. No darkness in this gem only sparkles.
Prasiolite or vermarine is a green-colored form of quartz, usually produced by artificially heat-treating amethyst. Since 1950, almost all has come from one small mine in Brazil.
Prasiolite (or praziolite) is a light to medium green variety of quartz. It gets its name from the Greek words "prason" meaning "leek" (the vegetable of this color) and "lithos" meaning "stone." It is sometimes mistaken for peridot or green tourmaline and often referred to as GREEN AMETHYST. It is found, in increasingly smaller quantities, in Brazil and the U.S. (Arizona). It ranks a durable 7 on Mohs' hardness scale.
Email Ron at Ron@bestcutgems.com If you want him to facet a special Intial and also choose what gemstone to facet for you
Species / Variety: Quartz/Prasiolite
Color: Mint Green
Carat Weight: 1.06 Cts
Shape / Cut: Custom Faceted "O" Inital Round
Size: 7 MM Depth: 4.4 MM
Clarity: Very Very Good