SOLD .97 ct. - Apatite - French Blue - Pear Cut - Brazil - No Treatment
SOLD .97 ct. - Apatite - Neon French Blue - Pear Cut - Brazil - No Treatment
Color - Neon French Blue
Clarity - VS
Treatment - None
Size - 7.95 x 5.86 x 3.19
Rarity - Very, very, rare in this quality untreated. Anything faceted, gem-quality above .50 is rare and gets rarer. If you see this gem less than 150.00 a carat it is almost always treated. Usually dyed or glass.
What makes this gem special? This very hot, French blue color. The fact that it is Brazilian, untreated, natural material intros gorgeous blue with such good clarity and cut. It is are to find this color apatite so clean. OFTEN faked, dyed.
Suggested Retail - 197.00 and price goes up substantially with each carat increase. Anything over 2 carats should be carefully purchased because they are super rare in high quality at this size or larger without heavy, visible inclusions. If you want to see a fake we can email you a photo upon request. They look like glass and probably are most heated, coated and/or dyed.