Material: natural untreated gem aragonite. Highest gem grade / clarity obtainable. Named after its locality in aragon, spain. Faceted top gem grade gem aragonite comes from only one single source worldwide, the famous horenec locality in northern bohemia, czech republic. One of the world's rarest gems sought after by collectors and investors everywhere.
Gems over 1.0ct size are considered a great investment, gems over 5.0ct are harder and harder to obtain since the mine is no longer producing any appreciable amount of top quality aragonite crystals. Currently only occasional finds are made each year. Here we offer some of the last faceted aragonite available so act fast. All are priced to sell.
Origin: cicov hill, horenec, northern bohemia, czech republic the world's only source producing the best gem grade quality, clean, fully transparent aragonite. Master cutter: miro - eu. Size: 20.3 x 15.3 x 9.8 mm.
Calibrated size: no the word calibrated means that size of this gem was optimized to fit most inexpensive mass produced jewelry settings. All non-calibrated gems can also be set into jewelry. Ask your local jeweler for details. For customers who are not familiar with metric system: 1 inch is 25.4 millimeters. Color: intense yellow-gold with peachy-pink overtone.Clarity: flawless all colored stones are graded by trained unaided eye. All diamonds are graded under 10x magnification (gia / international standard). Clarity scale: from best and cleanest with no visible inclusions (flawless) to heavily included (p3): flawless - vvs1 - vvs2 - vs1 - vs2 - si1 - si2 - p1 - p2 - p3 p4. Hardness: 4.0 moh's scale hardness comparable to fluorite or copper. Aragonite is not suitable for a common jewelry wear open flame and chemicals can damage this rare stone. (we don't apply radiation and/or heat treatment to our gems to make low grade material look more expensive we offer 100% natural gems only, as supplied by our agents or mine owners, no exceptions). This item is made of aragonite.