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My lapidary Doug Menadue says on his website:
“Here is a lovely parcel of tourmalines, garnets and an incredible royal blue sapphire that I recently cut for a client. There were a couple of stunning merelani mint green garnets (geez I love those mints!!!) which were simply dazzling, and the tourmalines are all wonderful. The sapphire was one of the finest little blues I’ve cut… it was a stunning royal blue, perfect saturation, nice and rich. Overall a superb parcel of gems cut from rough supplied by the client”.
The gems are all for sale and be quick before my better half bags the sapphire and the garnets. Prices, weight and gems size are listed in the Gem Photo Gallery.

The Beauty of AMMOLITE

The Beauty of Ammolite.   Ammolite, is an opal-like organic gemstone found primarily along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains of North America. It is made of the fossilized shells of ammonites, which in turn are composed primarily of

What is “Yellow Emerald”

MAY BLOG – What is “Yellow Emerald” Recently we had the opportunity and good fortune to travel by plane and ship to a number of Asian countries. Of great interest along the way were of course gems, mainly of the

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My lapidary Doug Menadue says on his website: “Here is a lovely parcel of tourmalines, garnets and an incredible royal blue sapphire that I recently cut for a client. There were a couple of stunning merelani mint green garnets (geez

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