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yellow zircon of Sri Lanka brilliant cut


Its name comes from the Arabic “zargoun” muting in “jargon”, meaning vermilion. It is known since antiquity, but under different names. It may be colorless (rare), but also yellow, brown, orange, blue to blue-violet (called starlite) … and mostly brown green and dark red, the

wavellite crystals from United States


Discovered in 1805 in England, its name honors the English physician William Wavell (1750-1829).

cushion cut spinel from Tanzania


This is a gem belonging to a group of minerals close to each other and it was many times qualified as liar because it is present in the same deposits of the ruby and sapphire and it has often been confused with these gems. Some

oval cut sulfur


It has been known since antiquity, its name comes from the Sanskrit “çulbâri” meaning “enemy of copper” or from the Latin “sulpur”. Reduced in powder it was used to repel insects and burned to keep away the “vermin” and the “enemies”. A component of gunpowder

blue sapphire from Sri Lanka cushion cut


Its name comes from the Hebrew “Sappir” which referred for a long time the blue gems, the “most beautiful things”. By 1800, it was shown that the ruby and sapphire were only varieties of the same mineral, corundum. Currently, sapphire corresponds to all the blue

rutile as inclusions in quartz


Discovered by Werner in 1803 he was named after the Latin “rutilus” which means red. This is a titanium oxide as brookite and anatase, which crystallize in different crystal systems. The fibrous variety that forms tiny needles was called Sagenite.

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