Gembridge
Gembridge
Gembridge
Gembridge
Gembridge
Gembridge

50.47 ct
PARCEL OF AMETHYSTS

SpeciesAmethyst
TypeParcel
Quantity11
Weight50.47 cts
ColourPurple
CutCushion
OriginBrazil
TreatmentUntreated
Measurements10.50 x 10.50
Lot Number3333
PriceUSD 726
Per CaratUSD 14

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The purple variety of quartz, a broad gem family also including citrine, rose quartz and all the chalcedonies and agates. The name comes from the Greek meaning ‘not drunk’ based on an ancient belief that amethyst could protect against inebriation. Historically, Russian amethyst especially was considered extremely valuable and today, larger deposits in Brazil - a country rich in many gems - have popularized the stone and made it more widely available. Amethyst is the birthstone for February and scores 7 on Mohs hardness scale.

Gembridge Members source their gem-quality stones from countries all over the world, including many famous regions and mines. While origin is not an indicator of quality, it does provide context for buyers.

Origins listed on Gembridge may be stated as an opinion on a laboratory report or described by the Seller familiar with the stone’s provenance.

Gemstones come in many different forms. On Gembridge, we describe each by its shape in simple terms – round, square, cushion etc. Where relevant, we may also list the style of cutting, such as brilliant, step etc.

Although untreated gems are highly prized, there are many universally accepted treatments that enhance a gemstone’s beauty, including heating (for colour), and oiling (for clarity). On Gembridge, all treatments must be fully disclosed, so you know exactly what kind of gemstone you are purchasing.

Members can enjoy a flat global shipping rate through FedEx of US$100, for goods valued under US$50,000. For higher value purchases, Gembridge recommends Brinks and Malca-Amit. Members may also choose to use their preferred shipping partner.

Orders are shipped to you within 24 hours of collecting payment, at a flat global rate of US$ 100, unless you are buying high value stones. Gemstones can be verified before shipment and must match their cataloguing. If not, the Buyer has 72 hours after delivery to notify Gembridge, who will investigate and charge the Seller for their return.

This handy calculator will help you to check potential import duties: www.simplyduty.com/import-calculator

The HS codes for loose and set stones are:

HS Code : 7103 – Precious Stones (Other Than Diamonds) And Semiprecious Stones, Whether Or Not Worked Or Graded But Not Strung, Mounted

HS Code : 71039100 – Ruby, sapphire and emeralds

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Additional services, such as secure viewing rooms etc. will also be added to the total.


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