Lot 75 English 18k Yellow Gold Ring
set with an oval cut pezzottaite (red emerald) (10.0 x 8.0mm; 2.25ct.)

Ring Size: 7
4g (weight)


Est. $150/200
Realised: $264
Auction Date: 09/29/2016


Note: Pezzottaite, also marketed under the name “raspberry beryl” and “red emerald”, is a newly discovered mineral first identified in 2003. Typically only found in stones under 1 carat in size and almost unheard of in stones over 2 carats, pezzottaite is found in shades from pink to strong red and often contain extensive inclusions. Red emerald is also used as a name for the similar mineral bixbite, but pezzottaite crystalizes in a different form other than other varieties of beryl, which has led to it being given its own unique name.


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