Gems, 4.34 ct, 13.88 mm x 10.04 mm
Start Time: 10/27/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 11/03/2011 7:01:33 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Kyanite is rarely seen in faceted stones from anywhere in the world let alone in such a rich color. It is exceptionally rare, mostly occurring in Brazil as included pale blue to colorless gems. This stone is from Nepal of all places and has a great Sapphire Blue color. This "Oval Cabochon" cut gem has a unique rich inky blue stripe in the center with some lighter bluish-silvery zones on the side There are some inclusions, but the color is pretty good. These stones are becoming very difficult to find in today's market, and stones over 5 carats are even harder to obtain.

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