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8.83 Amethyst, Uruguay, Round, Flawless, Classic High-End Purple

Regular price $883.00 $389.00 Sale

8.83 Amethyst, Uruguay, Round, Flawless, Classic High-End Purple

Cut - Round Brilliant

Color - Perfect Nehi Grape, used extensively when found by artisan and high end jewelers due to vibrant color.

Clarity - Flawless

13.91 x 13.91 x 8.98

Rarity - This is the most desirable color for fine jewelry and very hard to find. No dull gray tones and consistent vibrant, classic purple color

Why is this gem special? - The cut is a gorgeous perfect round and the color is as good as it gets for classic high-end jewelry. While very dark amethyst are often more expensive the finest jewelry;res seem to prefer this perfect neon purple and when mounted it gains substantially in price. This is perfect for fine jewelry. This quality in such a desirable color would normally sell for 90.00 to 100.00 per carat wholesale.