Gem Type - Luc Yen Spinel Mined in the highly dangerous mining area known formerly as the Killing Fields.
Cut - Round,Ultra Precision, Hand-Faceted In USA.
Size - 1.26 carat
Color - Padparadscha Pink w/ Orange Flash. Rare Color Change Orange to Pink and color change both changes fit within Padparadscha range which is just uncanny.
Clarity - Internally Flawless, (1As Clean as a gem gets, top clarity, no inclusions possibly visible to naked eye or even at 50X magnification.)
Brilliance - The highest level of dispersion and brilliance I have ever seen in a spinel. (see below or watch videos in photo section in white light, low light, shade and sunlight).
Rarity -Extremely RareDue to Origin, Color, Color Change, Top Cut and Extreme Brilliance. Placed in full or lower light it is equally incredible in color.
Origin - Vietnam, Luc Yen.The rarest and most desirable origin for spinel.
Notes - One of the rarest and most beautiful engagement quality spinel gems you will ever see. Performs beautifully in all lighting; both natural and artificial lighting. One minute it is the color of the finest Padparadscha sapphire then in can change from pinkish-orange to a vivid orangish pink (see photos).