Purple spinel jewelry includes all the related colors and shades of this gem: pinkish-purple, purple, violet, bluish-purple, lavender, grayish-purple and etc. These colors and shades are very delicate and have their loyalty, each of these colors is appealing and widely used in jewelry around the world, but it should be noted that in Russia, this color variety spinel is represented very poorly.
The last time lavender shades noble spinel became widely used the world jewelry at home when you create a unit decorations. To do serial products with this rare mineral, it is impossible for the reason that produced these rocks is extremely small, and the samples from which you can make pairs or sets are bought by dealers at the stage of cutting.
The cost and origin of purple spinel
Large specimens of gem-quality - more than 8 to 10 carats are rare and their cost can exceed $1000-2000 per carat. Samples of medium size to 5 carats are in the price range of $200-800 per carat. In addition to color on value creation is affected by the purity, weight and quality of the cut, because cut can reveal and emphasize a rare hue in the gem. The origin of the gem in this case does not affect the cost. Different shades of purple noble spinel is mined in Sri LankainVietnam on Madagascar in Burma (Myanmar) and in Tanzania.
Want to buy purple spinel?
In our catalog you will always find great examples of all the most beautiful shades of purple spinel will be able to compare prices and to understand the approximate budget for future purchases.
To see this unique blue gem and articles with him, we invite you to visit our boutique in Central Moscow.
In addition to the gems available, our team is happy to offer a custom order. Based on your requirements and budget, we will progeram you the best sample of red spinel.
Interesting facts about violet spinel
Because of the similarity in the color purple spinel have been mistaken for amethyst. So in historical sources can be found mention of the "Oriental amethyst".
Purple spinel is also called almandine spinel because of the similarity in color with purple variety of garnet of almandine.