malformalady: A vivid turquoise blue Chrysocolla exterior has been partially polished to reveal an amazing interior of velvety concentric bands of darker and lighter green chatoyant Malachite. Origin: Congo
Cat's Eye Pezzottaite Madagascar A fine example of this rare species, this is a transparent, hot pink pezzotaite which displays a strong central eye. Weighing 3.46 carats and measuring 9.0 x 8.0 x 5.5mm
AN ART NOUVEAU DIAMOND, SAPPHIRE AND ENAMEL BROOCH, BY BOUCHERON. Designed as a bumblebee with a rose-cut diamond and fancy-cut sapphire body, an old European and rose-cut diamond head and antennae, and cabochon cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes, extending pale greenish blue and lavender plique-à-jour enamel wings, mounted in 18k yellow and white gold, circa 1895, with French assay marks, in a burgundy leather fitted case. With maker's mark for Boucheron. #Boucheron #ArtNouveau #brooch
If you have a keen eye for beautiful gemstones, this gorgeous Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl is just for you. A stunning eye, well defined and perfectly centred. Photographed by Tino Hammid and again featured in the 'Reflections' section of the The Handbook of Gemmology.