Alexandrite is the rare, color changing variety of chrysoberyl, BeAlO4. It is the birthstone for June. Alexandrite was first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia and was named for its former Czar, Alexander II. Chromium gives alexandrite its color and depending on the light source, colors can range from emerald green to amethyst violet, with some variations. It is a very durable gemstone with a hardness of 8.5 on the mohs scale. The refractive index is 1.745 to 1.757 and the crystal system is orthorhombic. We obtain larger alexandrite gemstones at the customers request. Keep in mind that we can mount any of the loose alexandrite in jewelry of your choice.
You can view our finished alexandrite jewelry here. We have the following genuine alexandrite gemstones in our stock:
NOTE: Any gemstone with the suffix "A" following the stock number is a custom cut gem still in the posession of the gem cutter and will require 2-3 days extra time to ship.
|ITEM #||SIZE||SHAPE||COLOR & GRADE||WEIGHT||PRICE PER CARAT||ITEM PRICE|
|75% color change green to red A||.13 ct.||$400.00||SOLD|
||4.2 x 3.0mm||Oval||25% green to red AA||.17 ct.||$350.00||$59.50|
||4.6 x 3.2mm||Oval||25% green to red AA||.20 ct.||$350.00||$70.00|
|25%color change AA||.34 ct.||$400.00||$136.00|
||4.8 x 3.4mm||Oval||50%green to red A||.32ct.||$400.00||$128.00|
||5x3.8mm||Oval||Green to Raspberry A||.49 ct.||$350.00||$171.50|
|131A||5.5x4.0mm||Oval Cats Eye Cabochon||Green/raspberry A||.55 ct.||$485.00||$266.75|
|130A||6.3x5mm||Oval Cats Eye Cabochon||Green/raspberry A||1.01 ct.||$485.00||$489.85|
100% change "A+"
|Green (slight change)B||.49 ct.||$50.00||$24.50|
|7.1x4.87X3.72mm||Oval||Blue/Green to Raspberry 100% Color Change "AA"||.95 ct.||
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