Simply one of the finest Melo Pearls in the world today, an absolutely stunning specimen weighng 142.16ct, gorgeous medium orange, stunning classic Melo 'flame', no crack, no black spot or unseemly blemish, excellent roundness, absolutely the best melo money can buy
An absolutely stunning natural Melo Pearl weighing an immense 37.41ct. Superb medium yellow-orange colour, exquisite flame patter, no crack, no ugly mark, absolutely magnificent!
A simply stunning unheated blue sapphire weighing 6.33ct from Sri Lanka. Wonderful medium blue colour, extremely good clarity (eye clean to all but the exceptionally eagle eyed), beautiful cut and shape, fully GIA certificated as unheated, absolutely as good as Sri Lanka sapphire gets!
Extraordinary and simply stunning Melo Pearl 18.27ct, ;ove;y yellow-orange colour, wonderful flame throughout the pearl, no blemish, ugly mark or crack, as good as the very top Melo gets, simply beautiful flame all the way round the pearl...
A truly gorgeous ruby from the famed gem mines of Mogok in Burma weighing 2.04ct, completely unheated and untreated. Colour is a typical very slightly purplish red - a very 'open' colour with only a little colour extinction. Clarity is very good - the stone is almost but not quite eye clean, with a swathe of silk being detectable to the eagle eyed, but overall clarity is excellent for the genre. Excellent cutting with no window and a perfect shape for a ring...
A simply delightful and completely unheated sapphire weighing an immense 10.10ct from Sri Lanka in this most unusual and exceptionally pretty lavender colour. Lovely deep colour saturation. Slight but attractive colour change in the stone. The gem has excellent clarity and is Aeye clean with only some very tiny inclusions visible under magnification (please note that the white mark at 10 o'clock in our first pic does NOT exist in the actual stone)...
We have just bought this beauty, which we can say is the very nicest Melo under 15ct we have ever owned. A stunning mix of 'classic' flame pattern interspersed with areas of *strong* orange, the overall effect is simply sensational. No crack or ugly spotting. Excellent roundness with a diameter of approx 12.5mm. As good as Melo gets in any size range
Stunning oval Natural Saltwater Pearl, very nice shep, some small striations on top of pearl but extremely pretty indeed, already tested as Natural by GIA (Quality Assurance scheme)
A simply MAGNIFICENT, rare and completely unheated/untreated cabochon blue sapphire from the famous gem island of Sri Lanka weighing an absolutely immense 32.07ct. Colour is an excellent hue of yellow with good colour saturation and certainly not light or wishy-washy - this is absolutely a stone with COLOUR! As you know, by definition ALL cabochons are included, but this one is super clean table up and is completely free from cracks or ugly blemishes...
A simply stunning and completely unheated/untreated Sapphire from the famous gem mines of Ratnapura in Sri Lanka weighing 10.97ct. Colour is a superb slightly orangey and strong canary yellow, very unusual and absolutely gorgeous. The stone is eye clean and - astonishingly - almost loupe clean as well. Cutting is good and the cutter has made the decision to go for the very big faced stone (equivalent to a 15ct gem) whilst accepting the windowing in the gem...
Two absolutely lovely semi baroque saltwater natural pearls total 16.19ct, very pretty lustre, probably usable as a pair shape wise though with a slightly different colour, already tested as 'natural' by GIA under their Quality Assurance scheme, both presenting a nice and clean face, absolutely perfect for a stunning jewel
A simply stunning pair of NATURAL pearls from the glorious waters of Lombok in Indonesia, from the Cassis Cornuta mollusc. Colour is a lovely creamy mix of mocha, cappucino and cinnamon, absolutely gorgeous! Roundness is good and they are a 90% well matched pair, perfect for earrings or as matching pearls in a necklace. Both pearls have absolutely delicate but BEAUTIFUL natural flame structure as evidenced in our pics. No ugly black spots, cracks or blemishes...
Quite probably the finest Spinel on the market today, and unquestionably the best on Ebay as our cursory look at the other listings confirms. This is a simply magnificent completely untreated spinel from the famed gem mines of Mogok in Birma weighing 3.27ct. Colour is absolutely as good as spinel gets, a strong red with possibly the feintest tint of orange. Needless to say, the stone is completely untreated in any way, and has been in our possession for more than 10 years...
A simply stunning and completely unheated/untreated Purple Sapphire from the famous gem mines of Ratnapura in Sri Lanka weighing 5.51ct. Colour is a superb mix of pastel violet, lilac and blue, very unusual and absolutely gorgeous. The stone is eye clean and astonishingly virtually loupe clean as well! Cutting is good and there is no windowing in the stone - the gem is additionally extremely bright and lively with excellent life and brilliancy...
A simply magnificent completely unheated/untreated Pink Sapphire cabochon from Sri Lanka weighing an extraordinary 20.99ct. Colour is a sensational pastel pink, very rare and absolutely gorgeous. Exceptional transparency! Free from blemishes or other ugly spots or marks. The gem is extremely bright, pretty and lively with excellent life and brilliancy. Absolutely stunning 'Sugar Loaf' cut and dome. Very good sized face...
A simply gorgeous natural freshwater pearl from the USA weighing an immense 7.84ct and with an impressive 10.37mm diameter. Absolutely round, very nice lustre and no ugly dents or blemishes on the pearl's surface. Fully GIA certificated as above
A simply stunning completely unheated/untreated Pink Sapphire from the famous gem mines of Mogok in Birma weighing an impressive 3.86ct. Colour is a sensational strong deeply saturated 'bubble gum' pink, very rare and absolutely gorgeous...
This is quite possibly the prettiest natural freshwater pearl on the market today. Weighing a respectable 4.93ct, the lustre of this pearl is simply extraordinary. Added to the simply gorgeous colour - ivory with an orangey-pink overtone, and a perfect surface, this is just as good as a natural freshwater pearl can ever get. Fully GIA certificated and absolutely stunning