Gem quality Sphalerite is found around the world in virtually every color of the rainbow except for blue and purple. This particular stone was cut by Allyce Kosnar of Kosnar Gem Co in August of 2017 and shows a rich golden hue that is highlighted by flashes of yellow, blue-green, gold and orange. Due to the high refractive index of Sphalerite, the material will dance with color under strong lighting. This stone probably looks best in direct sunlight, but any strong light will show off the color well. It was a difficult stone to photograph, and I really think it looks better in person. A fantastic, brilliant collector quality gem with a custom cut from this famous ore deposit in Bulgaria.
**Cut by Allyce Kosnar of Kosnar Gem Co.
Locality: Septemvri mine, Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Weight: 1.73 cts
Size: 7.66 mm
Clarity: Very Very Slightly Included
Shipping from United States
1-3 business days
Estimated shipping times
- North America : 2 - 5 business days
- Europe : 7 - 14 business days
- Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 10 - 20 business days
- Asia Pacific : 7 - 14 business days
I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.
Customs and import taxes
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Returns & Exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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Last updated 3 July 2022.
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