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Pretty Bluish Violet Spinel 1.45 ct octagon cut

$225.00

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Pretty bluish violet spinel 1.45 ct, octagon cut. This small spinel has a bit of a window, but thanks to its cut it has a good reflection of light on its facets, making it not boring at all. A small natural beauty and without any treatment within reach of all pockets. It will look spectacular once mounted on a ring.

WEIGHT : 1.45 ct
SIZE : 7.20 * 7.23 * 3.56 mm
SHAPE : Octagon
COLOR : 24. (bV) bluish Violet
TONE : 5. Medium
SATURATION : 2. Slightly Brownish / Grayish
CLARITY GRADE : Slight
CUT GRADE : Good
TREATMENT : Not evidence of heat
HARDNESS : 8

Inclusions type : solid inclusions

The Spinel is the latest stone to become part of the list of birthstones. In 2016, the American Gem Trade Association included the Spinel as the birthstone of August.

In antiquity, Spinels have been owned by kingsprinces and emperors; have served to fund battles, people have been killed for them, and they have been used as war booty.

As a result of all these fabulous stories, Spinels have adorned the most beautiful crowns that can be found today in the best museums around the world, although under another name: Ruby ​​(an example is the Black Prince's Ruby, which is actually a red Spinel).

In recent years the gray spinel are being used for engagement rings, the mount being made with a dark spinel, surrounded by a halo of diamonds. 

We took several photos:
We take photos with daylight (no lightbox and no extra lighting at all).
And we take photos and videos on mirror in a light box with extra lighting (this kind of photos clearly show the quality of the cut and the cla