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Mineral: quartz
Gem: amethyst (rose de france)
Size: 17 mm
Carat: 22.9 ct
Cut: sparkler cut
Origin: Brazil
Genral Info: The name is derived from the German "quarz" of uncertain origin. It was called "krystallos" by the Greeks, but this later became the generic term for crystal.
Additional Information
Rose de France amethyst is a lighter color usually lavender or lilac. It is known for its high clarity. It is not as exensive as the darker more saturated varieties. Stone cut by author. Design taken from one of the Vargas books.