First post Tucson Stone

The first post Tucson stone is finally done. It has been a challenge learning to work with a lame right hand, but things are slowly improving.


The finished amethyst weighs 13.2 cts and is 14.6 mm wide. There is a little bit of color zoning, but it is not too obvious when the stone is face up. A set of concave facets on the pavilion and another set on the crown add some extra sparkle. Rough came from a parcel obtained last year from Farooq Hashmi.

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