8.28ct Vietnamese ink Spinel
Soft as a rose petal, this spectacular 8.28ct. Pink Spinel was cut into a glorious pear-shaped gemstone. Showing off its fantastic clarity, the exceptional gemstone sparkles as flickers of light bounce off the beautiful facet arrangement. This pink Spinel comes from the Luc Yen region in northern Vietnam.
Gemstone Facts Details
Centuries ago, Sanskrit writings referred to Spinel as the daughter of ruby. The bright red color of Spinel is so closely related to the Ruby the two of them are often confused with one another. Spinels are actually more rare than ruby but, unlike ruby, they sometimes can be found in very large sizes. In addition to beautiful rich reds, Spinel can be found in shades of orange and beautiful pastel pink, as well as purple. Of particular interest is a vivid, hot pink with a tinge of orange that is mined in Burma, which is one of the most spectacular gemstone colors and unlike any other gem. Spinel also comes in beautiful blues, but these are extremely rare.