2.05 carats Alexandrite, Ural Mountains, Russia. Estimate US$ 5,000 – 7,000 (€4,000 – 5,600). Photo Bonhams
Faceted modified emerald-cut, lending itself to being mounted as a pendant this stone with its deep saturation of brownish-red to green is a classic for the locality.
Weighing approximately 2.05 carats and measuring 9.0 x 6.0 x 3.0mm
Accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratories report numbered CS 64016 dated October 22, 2014 stating that the 2.05 carats dark blue-green and dark purple-red alexandrite is natural and from the Ural Mountains, Russia and that it has prominent to strong color change of 80 % to 90%.
BONHAMS. GEMS, MINERALS, LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART AND NATURAL HISTORY, 23 Nov 2014 10:00 PST – LOS ANGELES