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~ Parrot wing jasper cab ~

Offered here is a cabochon of old stock parrot wing jasper, from Mexico. This delightful jasperized chrysocolla is becoming very difficult to find, unlike the more common copper complexes so often substituted for it and erroneously dubbed 'parrot wing'. Look around, you'll see what I mean. This is the genuine article, folks. It features bright shades of blue-green, with patches of turquoise and threads of red and maroon. It's every bit as vivid as the photos depict, perhaps a bit moreso. I really enjoy cabbing this classic material for use in my own jewelry; it's strikingly hued, very solid, and there's seldom any difficulty achieving a smooth, glossy shine. The cab has a high rounded dome of 7mm, and a crisp designer shape that's polished both front and back.

Size: 52x15mm
Weight: approximately 41 carats

Price: SOLD See current gemstones for sale



Parrot wing jasper

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