Quartz with Rutile and Hematite inclusions

Gems, 57.90 ct!, 24.18 mm x 26.37 mm
Start Time: 05/05/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/12/2011 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Everybody is probably familiar with this material, but have you seen how these gems have sky-rocketed in popularity recently? I have seen some European gem and jewelry dealers who are SELLING this material for $100 per carat, and it is flying off the shelves. It seems to have found a niche in the European market, and buyers and dealers alike are scooping these gems up as fast as they can find them. I honestly have always liked these gems, and now they are becoming more difficult for me to purchase. This stone is essentially a colorless "Square Cushion Cabochon" cut Quartz stone, which features beautiful golden Rutile needes with metallic Hematite in the center. With the high prices being paid for these gems, they will more than likely always stay at a high value from now on, so do not miss your chance to scoop up this attractive one-of-a-kind stone for a great price.

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