Old Virginia Gem Co. supplies exceptionally rare gems, gem rough, estate jewelry, antiquities, and art to museums, jewelers and collectors worldwide.
1.46 ct. Apatite, Paraiba Blue, Cushion Cut, VS, Madagascar
Cut - Cushion
Color - Paraiba Blue
Origin - Madagascar
Clarity - VS
Luster - Exceptional
Treatment - Mild Heat
Size - 7.05 x 6.70 x 4.25 mm
Rarity - Rare in this quality.
What makes this gem special? The gorgeous paraiba blue color is exceptional and bright. Excellent clarity and a very beautiful cushion cut. Excellent hue.
This gem (in this color/clarity) sells for about 150.00 a carat and price goes up at 1.0, 3.0, 5.0 and 7.0 carats. Above 3 carats the price begins a rapid, substantial rise.