Ruby, diamond & paraiba...

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    This is a new pendent recently configured with an unheated, Asian area possibly burmese, ruby. Weight is 2.01ct. with visible silk/rutile inclusions & calcite crystals in the lower portion of the stone. The stone is certified by GIA as unheated & is a treat to see under a scope, the other stones are very good & the contrast in color is eye candy. the pendent is 1.5" in length, gold work by John-stevie...
     

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    Beautiful stones,steve!
     
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    I love silk in rubies, so pretty!
     
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    This is 11/14/2015 & the pendent has been redone, the tourmaline is verified as Brazilian, which raises the appraisal on the stone by 50%+ and the ruby has been replaced with a larger, cleaner, ruby, also cert as untreated, 3.02ct, mozambique, what a difference-steve...
     
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    Trying to post new pics of the pendent with the new ruby, this is a 3.02ct stone, untreated-stevie...
     

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    This is the latest rendition of the pendent with an additional 2.01cts. untreated ruby.
     

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    That Paraiba is so beautiful,steve!
    I love the basket work too :) All those stones compliment each other & the gold really makes them pop :)
     
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    That tourmaline is electric
     
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    This posting is an update for the pendent, the stones show very well & the rubies seem to photo very well, the light applied carefully, the stones appear well set & the pendent shows completion in the pics-steve...
     

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    This is the latest upgrade to the pendent, 6.3cts untreated ruby, mozambique, all GIA certed, a .51ct diamond, & the 2.21ct GIA certed brazilian paraiba tourmaline, @ 2" tall, with good gold work, 14kt yellow-steve...
     

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    This is an information update on the rubies, these are Mozambique, from a new find-the cut, quality, & color are @ as good as the burmese material that is so sought after for its fluorescent properties & reaction in light-these pics show this material is as good as the 'king of the hill' material & seems to be getting more attention in the market-steve...
     

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    This is a pendent upgrade, I have replaced the bottom ruby with a new stone, a 1.58ct Mozambique GIA certed untreated stone. Color is good, pretty clean. Total ruby content is now over 6.5cts of very nice material & overall a pendent with 'look at me now' presents-steve...:cool:
     

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