Gems and Jewelry, 9.8 mm x 7.2 mm; 2.30 cts
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Beryl is among the most popular colorful and sometimes priciest of gemstones. A wide range of color is represented from colorless all the way to opaque black with practically every hue in between. The pink variety of Beryl is called Morganite which was named after J. P. Morgan the investment banker and financier. The best source for Morganite throughout the years have been the granitic pegmatites around Minas Gerais, Brazil. This stone is wonderful light pink, virtually eye clean example of this highly sought after and beautiful gemstone. The cut on this stone is a "Pear" cut.