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~ Marra Mamba tigereye cab ~

Here is a unique cabochon of Marra Mamba tigereye, a rarity from Australia. This stunning mulitcolored material is, in my opinion, the most awesomely brilliant tigereye in the world, and this brilliantly showy stone is an example of the highest calibre ever found. It has a great display of rolling chatoyance that flashes up and down the stone diagonally in vibrant rainbow shades. Half the stone has threads of purplish blue, green, and red. The other half, which is a bright orange-yellow, has a patch of shiny metallic hematite, and at one end are bands of hematite alternating with chatoyant orange. Leave it to this exotic tigereye to be fancy in the extreme! I do need to mention the presence of a very slight degree of undercutting on the surface at one side, mostly in the patch of hematite, and a couple of almost unnoticeable hairlines; neither pose any distraction at all, and the polish is brilliant nonetheless. This substantial stone has a generously high rounded dome of 6mm, a gracefully fluid designer 'S' shape, and a great polish both front and back.

Size: 45 x 18mm
Weight: approximately 38 carats

Price: SOLD See Current Gemstone Offerings Here



Marra Mamba tigereye

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