Here are the
changes on the All That Glitters Website for August 2016:
Take 20% off ANY Mineral/Crystal Specimen
our Minerals/Crystals - Visit our Monthly Special Page to view
pages that are on Sale during the month of August!
Month's Gem News:
Spinel Gets Another Look
a doubt, the jewelry industry is under the spell of spinel."
our Spinel page for some incredible Gems as well as Prices!
Faceted or Photographed Gemstones:
5.05ct Chrome Tourmaline faceted from our rough, by the Multi-Award Winning
Dalan Hargrave. We posted this piece on Facebook as
did Dalan - and it has been receiving raves!... Sign up for our posts on
Faceted/Carved and with optical dishes, Oregon Sunstone, re-photographed
Concave Faceted Green Blue Tourmaline
Wonderfully Colored and Unique Concave Cut Oregon Sunstones!
Concave Cut Ametrine (On Hold!)
variously colored Sri Lankan Spinels (Color Shift, Blue, Purple and Color
Shifting Pink - one is On Hold)
Red Ruby of 0.81cts with IGI Cert/Microfiche has been re-photographed and
posted; photos do not do the color or brilliance any justice.
Lemurian Quartz Terminated Crystal with etching and orange crystals
Stunning Large Round Montana Sapphire is back from GIA with a Cert!
not sure if this is sold, but we have been invited to fly out to Montana with
the Sapphire for discussions, as well of a tour of the MT Sapphire Mining areas
and to meet those involved in active mining!)
Changing (Clear to Lilac to Pink) YAG is relisted as we are offering a copy of
the article/magazine where it was published/discussed.
Fossilized Orthoceras from the All That Glitters Collection, purchase about 30
years ago - Free stands and shipping/insurance!
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
Year Old Male Ant in Amber - brass stand available if desired
Mining non-cancelled Stock Certificate - 100 shares, dated 1906
Labradorite Ganesh with an absolutely wonderful blue sheen across the surface -
like Blue Moonstone! (On Hold!)
(3.08ct), Imperial (3.52ct) and Umbalite (12+ct) Garnets are back from one of
our newest cutters!
Colored Fluorite Crystals
Blue/Pink Bicolor Tourmaline Cat's Eyes - posted on Facebook; view the comments
Hackmanite Cab - Great Color Changer (On Hold!)
Color Changing Turkish Diaspores - Concave/Carved/Optical Dishes
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!.
Blue MONTANA Sapphire - A Must See in Person! (Currently
at GIA for certing!)
Fine Ruby Red
Pink Ice Colored Spinel
Purple Garnet (this material has been a big hit on the market as well as in
Red Vietnamese Spinel
with nice play of color
Eye Tourmaline - photos doesn't do this gem any justice
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.
5 more pieces
of special Ametrine just out of the Anahi Mine in Bolivia, Chrome
Tourmaline and Color Shifting Turkish Diaspore are currently in the possession
of our cutter and will become available when completed. These will be
concave/grooved gems when finished.