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Finest Rare Gemstones! Pair Orange Unheated Clinohumite from Russia. Oval cut. 2.61 ct. pair. This pair of rare gemstones is perfect for your custom jewelry or for a collector. Don't forget to read the beautiful legend of Clinohumite in our blog.
WEIGHT 1: 1.39 WEIGHT 2: 1.22
SIZE 1: 8.00 * 6.09 * 4.14 SIZE 2: 7.99 * 6.05 * 3.68
SHAPE : Oval
COLOR : 7. (oY) orangy Yellow
TONE : 6. Medium dark
SATURATION : 6. Vivid
CLARITY GRADE : Slight
CUT GRADE : Good
TREATMENT : Untreated
HARDNESS : 6
Inclusions type : Strong color and growth zoning, liquid and solid inclusions. High birefringence.
We took several photos:
We take photos with daylight (no lightbox and no extra lighting at all).
And we take photos and videos on mirrors in a light box with extra lighting (this kind of photos clearly show the quality of the cut and the clarity of the gem).
Note: The round clinohumite (photo 7) is not included in the price, only the matched pair.
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For centuries, the inhabitants of the Pamir Mountains have sought these beautiful yellow gems for protection or as amulets; these stones are considered great gifts at weddings, births, etc and are placed both cradles and tombs, seeking the protection of our loved ones and as a treasure, they are passed from generation to generation.COLOR & SIZE
The Clinohumite gemstone quality is not usually found in larger SIZES to 3 ct. with an average of 1 ct. Because of its rarity, as refered to SIZE, it tries to maximize the gross. Clinohumite faceted quality gem has a high value.
CLARITY & INCLUSIONS
The clinohumite is a fairly rare member of the family group of humite, with a hardness of 6 (Mohs' scale), usually opaque o translucent and rarely presented in gem quality, that is transparent, with few inclusions and a beautiful color.
Due to its fragility and rarity, they are not usually used in jewellery, since any pressure could fracture the gem.
Typical Inclusions: Solid inclusions (cristals), bifasic inclusions, growth lines of different orange, healed fractures, etc..
TREATMENTS AND SYNTHESIS
TREATMENTS: No treatments.
SYNTHESIS: Not synthetized.
MdMaya Gems uses the following clarity scale when grading gemstones.
Setting aside translucent and opaque gemstones, the first classification to take into account is:
EYE CLEAN: Appears clean to the unaided eye. (Type 1, 2 and 3)
Type 1: Minute inclusions difficult to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Minor inclusions easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 3: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 1: Minor inclusions somewhat easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 3: Obvious inclusions very apparent to the unaided eye.
HEAVILY included: prominent inclusions that have a negative effect on appearance or durability.
SEVERELY INCLUDED: prominent inclusions that have a severe effect on appearance or durability or both. (Type 1, 2 and 3).
All our gemstones have been analyzed by a qualified gemologist. Each precious stone comes with a gemological certificate to guarantee its authenticity, as well as describing its unique characteristics.
Pictures in this website might not reflect the intensity and brightness of the real color of the gemstone. Additionally, the pictures might not properly represent the real size of the gem (provided in millimeters). Do not hesitate in requesting more graphic documentation of the precious stone for any clarifications. This will be provided shortly to accommodate your needs.
The photographs of the inclusions, if any, are a distinctive sign NATURAL origin.
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