Moonstone Cat’s Eye – WS1270

$158.00 $85.00

Untreated Moonstone Cat’s Eye from Sri Lanka. This Fancy shaped, semi-transparent piece with shiny surface is ideal for a Pendent.No Eye visible inclusions.

Kindly note that these pictures have been specifically magnified using micro/macro lenses to ensure clear images of any inclusions in the gemstones. Therefore, most of these inclusions are not visible to the unaided eye.

Carat Weight : 10.03 ct

Color : White

Variety : Moonstone Cat\'s Eye

Cut / Shape : Marquise/Cabochon

Origin: Sri Lanka

Heated/Unheated: Unheated

Dimensions : 21.0 × 10.7 × 7.3 mm

Chrysoberyl cat's eye is a gemstone quality variety of beryllium aluminum oxide which exhibits a rare optical trait known as 'chatoyancy'. Hardness 8.5 in Mohs scale.The stone should preferably no chemical or heat treatments. Sri Lankan Chrysoberyl Cats Eye is considered to be the best Cat Eye gemstone. By Wearing cat's eye stone will mitigate the brain diseases and assist a person to overcome depression and gloom. Wearing this stone endow great vision to its wearer and improve the visibility and memory power.Any gemstones that is not a diamond, ruby, emerald or sapphire is a semi-precious gemstone.Those four are considered precious because of the time it takes to create them, their rarity, and their quality or chemical makeup. Semi-precious does not mean it is less valuable than precious gemstones. Semi-precious gemstones are just usually more abundant, except some verities.This is a commercial based classification and was a distinction that marketers created years ago which gives the false impression that precious stones are more valuable than semi-precious stones.For example, a Tsavorite (green) garnet is more valuable than a mid-quality sapphire, many of them can be just as precious or rare as diamonds and rubies. There are so many semi precious gemstones in the world of gems but some of the more common ones are: alexandrite, agate, amethyst, aquamarine, garnet, lapis lazuli, moonstone, opal, pearl, peridot, rose quartz, spinel, tanzanite, tourmaline, turquoise and zircon.There are approximately 200 varieties of natural gemstone known in the world today.