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2 edition of Alexandrite. found in the catalog.

Alexandrite.

DimitriЗђ Sverchkov

Alexandrite.

The legend of a Siberian stone by Dimitri Svertchkoff. Transl. from the Russian and rewritten by Anna Mueller, née Svertchkoff.

by DimitriЗђ Sverchkov

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Published by [On sale at the book shops Kurt Stäheli and Payot] in Zurich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMueller, Anna
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3476 S8448 A653
The Physical Object
Pagination269p.
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17847363M

The Alexandrite About the Book: Who is the stranger found dead in the woods, outside Pamela Lady Scawton's family home? Why was he carrying a stone that changes colour and a threatening letter? The quest leads from World War One to the present day and from an English village to New Zealand farmland, to discover. Alexandrite Collection Alexandrite & Diamond Ring This platinum ring features extremely rare alexandrite center and side stones, each over one carat, which is exceedingly rare. Of Brazilian origin, these three perfectly matched gemstones display % completely natural color change. The inner halo and gallery of the ring are further accented with round Brazilian alexandrites with [ ]. Alexandrite is a rare gemstone that belongs to the family of mineral called is sought after due to its color changing property. This gemstone has been described as an emerald by day and a ruby by night because its color turns bluish green in daylight, and changes to purplish red when placed under luminescent light.


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Over the course of the book “Russian Alexandrites”, the Nordenskjold’s family archive is reviewed along with correspondence written by him. In the book they report that, prior tothe researchers say they were unable to find the word “Alexandrite” in letters written by Nordenskjold. It is unfair to compare the cut of an alexandrite to a diamond.

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Manmade gemstone imitators can be classified as simulants or synthetics. A simulant looks like and may be used in place of a gemstone but does not share any of the chemical or physical properties with that gemstone.

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Alexandrite is named after Russia’s Prince Alexander II because this stone was first discovered on his birthday in in the emerald mines near the Ural Mountains.

This stone’s discovery makes a fascinating story. It is said that miners were working in the mountains one day and collecting emeralds. A miner gathered some emeralds and. According to this book, the first Russian Alexandrite chemical analyses was published in (Schmetzer, ) Officially, 10 pages in this book go on to use the name ‘Alexandrite’ to describe chrysoberyls from the Urals (Russia).

An alexandrite cat's eye is a chrysoberyl cat's eye that changes color. "Milk and honey" is a term commonly used to describe the color of the best cat's eyes. The effect refers to the sharp milky ray of white light normally crossing the cabochon as a center line along its length and overlying the honey-colored ry: Oxide minerals.

The value of Alexandrite is primarily in the strength of colour change, the size, the clarity and location (unless verified Russian) doesn’t really play much of a part in the equation. A good Alexandrite is going to fetch top Dollar and that’s the reason. The Alexandrite Group features monthly financial book reviews.

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Discovered in Russia in the early s, Alexandrite is named after Tsar Alexander II. This rare and unique and gemstone is prized for its chameleon‐like qualities and stunning colors, which appear to change in response to the light.

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Prince Michael. Alexandrite is the birthstone for the month of June (along with the pearl) and the Anniversary stone for the 55th year of marriage. It is also considered Friday’s stone, or the stone of “Friday's Child.” It is an extremely rare gemstone and a fairly modern one to boot.

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Author: Rick Lenz. The original locality for alexandrite is Russia, however, fine gems have also been found in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, India, and Burma.

Photographed here is a carat square-cushion cut alexandrite from Sri Lanka; a carat cushion cut alexandrite from Sri Lanka; and a carat emerald cut alexandrite from Russia. Alexandrite is the color change variety of the mineral Chrysoberyl.

In order to be classified as a true Alexandrite, it must show a distinct color change from red to green. The change in color is due to the way the stone absorbs certain wavelengths of light. Alexandrite is a gemstone. It is a type of chrysoberyl.

Different kinds of light make the colors change. That is called the "alexandrite effect". A gemstone similar to alexandrite can be made in a laboratory. That kind of stone is called synthetic or simulated alexandrite.

These are not made of chrysoberyl. Although alexandrite is a relatively young gemstone, it certainly has a noble upbringing. Alexandrite is a form of chyrsoberyl that displays a color change under varying lighting. Alexandrite contains chromium while ordinary chrysoberyl is colored by iron, so spectroscopic analysis can be.

It’s unlikely your alexandrite is a natural stone. However, it may be a real alexandrite. The blue to purple color change isn’t unheard of in nature but it’s rare and mostly seen in some of the newer finds from Africa.

This blue to purple color change more likely indicates a hydrothermal lab-grown alexandrite. It’s a real alexandrite. Natural alexandrite is rarer than diamonds and more costly than emerald, ruby, and sapphire.

Any alexandrite more than three carats is highly uncommon. Smaller stones are more readily available to commercial jewelers. Top-quality natural Alexandrite can cost more than $30, per carat. Alexandrite is the fusion of Garnet (and, by extension, Ruby and Sapphire), Amethyst, and Pearl.

She debuted in the Steven Universe episode, Fusion Cuisine. Alexandrite is a massive fusion with bright-magenta skin and six arms. Her eyes are covered by a dark-indigo visor. Instead of a third eye, like Garnet has, she has an alexandrite gem, representing the location of Pearl's gem, with three Family: No information.

Very little information can be found about the gemstone, but it is listed as the largest cut alexandrite by the Guinness Book of Records website. At carats, the alexandrite would be worth over $ million.

However, until any of these can be confirmed, the Smithsonian remains the verified champion of alexandrite gemstones.

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The alexandrite gemstone was originally found in the Ural Mountains Brand: Helzberg Diamonds. Russian Alexandrites fulfils its brief in relation to the analysis of Russian alexandrites and as such will be an invaluable reference.

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The alexandrite stone was named after Tsar Alexander II of Russia, where it was first discovered in the Ural Mountains. Discovering that the stone had the special ability to change colors depending on the kind of illumination it is exposed to, green in sunlight and red in lamplight, the stone became the national stone of tsarist Russia whose military colors were green and red.

Alexandrite from Russia is extremely rare because they stopped mining for it there in and the stones from Russia are highly coveted, extremely expensive and flat-out rare. In fact, if it isn’t antique, it isn’t Russian Alexandrite. When you do find it, it is definitely not affordable gemstone jewelry.

In his book, Precious Stones and Gems (), Edwin Streeter says, “It has been said that the Alexandrite is an Emerald by day and an Amethyst at night,” and this is telling.

In reality, Alexandrite is not dependent on the colors of the change. Alexandrite is a gem that exhibits an amazing property.

It appears red in incandescent light and green in sunlight. Incandescent light and sunlight both appear white when we look at them but, as Alexandrite demonstrates, not all white light is the same.

I recommend Dr. Karl Schmetzer book „Russian Alexandrite“. Brazilian alexandrite comes from different sources. Best imo is Hematita - pegmatite hosted with high clarity and in top qualities strong and dramatic CC (Multicolor).