Calibrated Purple and Violet Natural Spinel Lot 4.46 ct | 30 Hexagonal Stones


Discover the allure of calibrated purple and violet natural spinel gemstones with this lot of 30 hexagonal stones from Badakhshan, Afghanistan, boasting eye-clean to slightly included clarity.

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Product Highlights

  • Gemstone Type: Natural Spinel
  • Lot Weight: 4.46 ct
  • Number of Stones: 30
  • Average Measurement (mm): 3.05 x 3.00 x 2.10
  • Average Weight / Stone: 0.14 ct
  • Color: Purple and Violet
  • Clarity: Eye Clean to Slightly Included
  • Shape: Hexagonal
  • Origin: Badakhshan, Afghanistan
  • Treatment: None
  • Calibrated: Yes

Product Description

Dive into the enchanting world of calibrated purple and violet natural spinel gemstones with this exquisite lot featuring 30 hexagonal stones. Sourced from the rich mines of Badakhshan, Afghanistan, these gems captivate with their mesmerizing hues and unique hexagonal shapes. Each stone, calibrated for precision, measures an average of 3.05 x 3.00 x 2.10 mm and weighs approximately 0.14 carats, making them perfect for adding a touch of elegance to your jewelry creations.

Craft stunning pieces with confidence, knowing that these calibrated spinel gemstones exhibit eye-clean to slightly included clarity, ensuring a radiant sparkle that catches the eye. Whether you’re designing intricate pendants, stylish bracelets, or elegant earrings, these gems offer versatility and charm to elevate any collection. Embrace the natural beauty and origin of spinel from Badakhshan, Afghanistan, and let your creativity flourish with this exceptional lot.

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Spinel Gemstone: Properties, Meaning, Benefits and Origins

Spinel is a captivating gemstone that has been cherished for centuries due to its mesmerizing beauty and unique properties. This gemstone is highly sought after by gem enthusiasts and collectors alike. Let's explore the physical properties, meaning, birthstone significance, healing properties, and geographical origins of spinel.

Physical Properties

Spinel comes in a wide range of colors, including red, pink, blue, purple, and black. It is a durable gemstone with a hardness of 8 on the Mohs scale, making it suitable for everyday wear. The refractive index of spinel ranges from 1.712 to 1.736, and its specific gravity varies between 3.58 and 4.06.

Meaning and Birthstone Significance

All spinel varieties, including Black Spinel, are associated with energy, vitality, and strength. It is believed to bring inspiration, courage, and motivation to its wearer. This gemstone is also known as the "Stone of Immortality" and is believed to enhance spiritual growth. Spinel is the birthstone for the month of August, symbolizing protection and prosperity.

Healing Properties and Benefits

Spinel is believed to have various healing properties. It is said to enhance physical vitality, boost energy levels, and promote a sense of well-being. This gemstone is also thought to alleviate stress, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, spinel is believed to improve focus, creativity, and intuition.

Synthetic Spinels

Yes, synthetic spinels do exist. These lab-created spinels possess the same chemical composition and physical properties as natural spinels. Synthetic spinels are often used as alternatives to natural spinels in jewelry due to their affordability and consistent quality. But their price is very low compared to natural authentic spinels.

Geographical Origins

Spinel can be found in various regions around the world. Some of the notable sources include Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Tanzania, and Afghanistan. Each geographical origin may produce spinels with unique characteristics, such as color and clarity.

Spinel is a captivating gemstone with a rich history and remarkable properties. Whether you are drawn to its vibrant colors, its symbolism, or its healing properties, spinel is a gemstone that continues to captivate and inspire.