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Lot 167: An Unmounted Alexandrite

 

Hammer Price
$9,000 CAN

 

The oval alexandrite measuring 11.58 mm by 9.43 mm by 9.15 mm and weighing 8.59 carats
With report 5171085607 dated 24 March 2015 from the Gemological Institute of America stating natural alexandrite

Alexandrite: Colour change: A medium tone of yellowish bluish green colour in daylight, and slightly brownish pinkish purple in incandescent light. Lightly included, very good clarity.
While the origin of this particular alexandrite is not known, the history of alexandrite dates to the 19th Century in Russia when a gem was discovered with a colour change that happened to show the Russian national colours; red and green, and it was named after the prince, Alexander.


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AUCTION ESTIMATE
November 2018 9,000 – 13,000
7,020 – 10,140
5,850 – 8,450
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