16.25 CT Natural "Incredible" Spinel Certified Cushion Cut Loose Gemstone
Gemstone Color: Red
Gemstone Type: Spinel
Cut Grade: Excellent
Certified: GIE Certification
Item Length: 15.28 mm
Item Depth: 9 mm
Item Width: 15.6 mm
Gemstone Cut: Cushion
Gemstone Creation: Natural
Gemstone Treatment: Clarity Enhanced Heated Diffusion
Gemstone Clarity: VVS1
Country/Region of Manufacture: India
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
16.25 CT CERTIFIED NATURAL SPINEL CUSHION GEMSTONE
Spinel is a beautiful gemstone in various colors, including red, blue, pink, orange, purple, and more. It is often confused with other gems due to its resemblance to ruby and sapphire. Here are some critical points about spinel gemstones.
Colors: Spinel comes in a wide range of colors, with the most popular being red, often mistaken for ruby. However, spinel can also be found in vibrant blues, purples, pinks, oranges, and even colorless varieties.
Durability: Spinel is a durable gemstone, ranking eight on the Mohs hardness scale. This makes it suitable for various types of jewelry, including rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.
Historical Significance: Many famous "rubies" have turned out to be spinels. For example, the Black Prince's Ruby in the British Imperial State Crown is a large red spinel. The Timur Ruby, a part of the British Crown Jewels, is also a spinel.
Sources: Spinel can be found in various parts of the world, including Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, Tanzania, and Madagascar. Different regions are known for producing specific colors of spinel.
Fluorescence: Some spinel gemstone