Natural Cambodian Blue Zircon. Oval Cut. 9.50 ct. This large blue gemstone is ideal for your custom jewelry.
In 1952, the Jewelers of America organisation added the Zircon to the list of birthstones for the month of December. It is believed that the Zircon attracts prosperity.
The name for the Zircon stone seems to derive from the word "zargoon" which in Arabic means "vermilion" (cinnabar powder used to obtain deep red paint) and in Persian means "golden color".
In the 18th century, the colorless zircons found in Matara (Sri Lanka) were erroneously considered to be diamonds of low quality and denominated "Matara diamonds."
WEIGHT : 9.50 ct
SIZE : 11.92 * 9.86 * 7.72 mm
SHAPE : Oval
COLOR : 20. (gB) greenish Blue
TONE : 3. Light
SATURATION : 3. Very Slightly Brownish / Grayish
CLARITY GRADE : Slight
CUT GRADE : Good
TREATMENT : Heated
HARDNESS : 7 - 8
Inclusions type : Heated (frost healing altered by heat treatment see feather).
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).
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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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