Here are the
changes on the All That Glitters Website for July 2016:
344ct Intarsia Signed and Numbered by the
Canadian Artist Paul Davis
Month's Gem News:
Faceting of 2015 Arkansas
Diamond Cutter Mike Botha Takes On Esperanza - Read More…
Faceted or Photographed Gemstones:
Color Changing (Clear to Lilac to Pink) YAG is relisted as we are offering a
copy of the article/magazine where it was published/discussed.
special Fossilized Orthoceras from the All That Glitters Collection, purchase
about 30 years ago - Free stand and shipping/insurance!
in the future, larger sized Blue Spinels…
reposted a previous item, adding more information and a link to GIA's Gems
& Gemology, as they just published an article on a similar crystal - Spinel
Crystal with Triangle!
Mining non-cancelled Stock Certificate - 100 shares, dated 1906
(3.08ct), Imperial (3.52ct) and Umbalite (12+ct) are just back from the
Large 1.56ct Natural Alexandrite has been certed by GIA. GIA has
indicated a color change of blue green to purple - the best color change
available. Cert is now available - check it out….
Year Old Male Ant in Amber - brass stand available if desired
Labradorite Ganesh with an absolutely wonderful blue sheen across the surface -
like Blue Moonstone! (On Hold!)
Colored Fluorite Crystals
Blue/Pink Bicolor Tourmaline Cat's Eyes - posted on Facebook; view the comments
Blue MONTANA Sapphire - A Must See in Person!
Red Vietnamese Spinel
Fine Ruby Red
Pink Ice Colored Spinel
Orange Spessartite Garnet
with nice play of color
Purple Garnet (this material has been a big hit on the market as well as in
Bicolor (Bluish/Pink) Cat's Eye Tourmaline
Eye Tourmaline - photos doesn't do this gem any justice
Hackmanite Cab - Great Color Changer (On Hold!)
Amethyst Quartz Crystal Slice with another colored Quartz Crystal contained
within the slice
35+ct Ametrine, a 5+ct Ouro Preto Topaz and a nice green-blue 3+ct Nuristani
Tourmaline (very old rough in our inventory). All are Concave Faceted -
producing not only beautiful but interesting pieces.
Color Changing Turkish Diaspores, carved/grooved in a similar fashion above.
Additions from our International Travels Abroad:
Cat's Eye, Pink Scapolite from Burma that fluoresces, a Grossular Garnet that
also fluoresces, Bluish Purple Amethyst (parcel sold to
a jewelry manufacturer), Ruby and Sapphire, including Fancy
Multi-Colored Sapphire and Padparadschas, unique one of a kind Opals, many Star
Sapphires, Blue Moonstones, various colored Spinels, a carved Iolite Chameleon,
neon Apatite, Green Sphene, Tsavorite, Demantoid Garnet, Chrysoberyl,
Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl, a Diamond Crystal (2.8+cts) with a flower-like Hydrogen
Cloud (currently at GIA being studied for possible publication), as well as
Blue, Yellow and Green Zircon!
Two pieces of
special Ametrine just out of the Anahi Mine in Bolivia, two blue Tourmalines
and a few Oregon Sunstones are currently in the possession of our cutter and
will become available when completed.