Looking for the Unusual?
Take a look at scapolite with its dusky violet/rose coloration in cool cuts! Larger stones - reasonable priced. With a hardness of 6-6½ and toughness rated as fair, this lovely gem is best used for statement pendants.
Clockwise (starting with top right oval):
12.93ct oval / 19.25 x 14.25mm / SC3-3808
5.27ct square emerald cut / 10.75 x 10.75mm / SC3-3809
6.74ct octagon / 14.5 x 9 mm / SC3-4055
7.18ct octagon / 14 x 10.25mm / SC3-3837
6.34c emerald cutt / 12 x 10.5 mm / SC1-4009