Beryl (Var: Aquamarine)
Nagar (Nagir), Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Areas, Pakistan
Small Cabinet, 7.9 x 3.2 x 2.1 cm
Stately and bright cluster of lovely Aquamarines, accented with a small amount of albite. The color is very nice, deeper than you normally find, and the luster is also good. Not only are there distinct gemmy zones throughout the crystals, but the internal growths create a real sparkly flash top to bottom. Unusual and attractive. One of the FIRST pieces to come out of Pakistan more than 20 years ago! Ex. Steve Smale Collection.