Grandidierite & White Zircon ring in platinum over 925 sz 7 2.11 tcw
One of the rarest gemstones in the world, grandidierite is a bluish-green to greenish-blue stone that was first discovered in 1902. Found in Madagascar by Alfred Lacroix, it was named in honor of Alfred Grandidier, a French explorer responsible for sharing much of Madagascar’s natural history and mapping its lands.Facetable material is quite rare, and a very limited quantity is available in the worldwide jewelry market. As of 2018, this gemstone is considered to be one of the most expensive gems in world. The extreme rarity of gem-quality material makes it difficult to establish a consistent market value. The highest quality examples of this stone have fetched up to $20k per carat!This beautiful ring has a center gem measuring 8x6 mm and natural White Zircon gems at the sides of the setting. It is the perfect size for affordable Grandidierite if you do not already own this rare gem.
Total Carat Weight: 2.11 cts Main Stone: Grandidierite Style: Solitaire with Accents Main Stone Creation: Natural Secondary Stone: Natural White Zircon Metal: Platinum over 925 Sterling Silver Main Stone Color: Translucent Green Ring Size: 7 Main Stone Treatment: Not Enhanced Main Stone Shape: Cushion 8x6mm