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Alexandrite

Alexandrite is the color change variety of the mineral species chrysoberyl. Often described as “emerald by day, ruby by night”, this exceptionally rare gemstone’s chameleon-like color change ability is a result of the way the mineral absorbs different wavelengths of light. Cats-eye alexandrite has the addition of chatoyancy (cats-eye effect) to color change. Mined in Russia, Brazil and Sri Lanka, this phenomenal gemstone is the birthstone for June and is designated for the 55th wedding anniversary.

Per Carat Pricing  (Almandite)

$24 - $48 per carat:  Ranges from dark brownish red to medium dark orangish or brownish red color

$54 - $120 per carat:  Ranges from darker to medium red colors

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