Spinels are popular in Asia and Europe and are recently gaining popularity in the US. Finding the brightest red color in spinels is difficult and once found if they are top quality their prices can be astronomical. Luckily I picked up several pairs of roval faceted electric red spinels (all unheatedabout 8 years ago.
This is the largest of the pairs. Showcased is an extremely high quality pair of red spinels that sport precision roval cuts, excellent clarity, the neon electric red most highly prized with spinel and blinding red brilliance. The pair weighs 0.96 ctw, measures 4.7 X 4.1 mm is prong set amidst a halo of detailed scroll work and round brilliant diamonds. The diamonds are 0.33 ctw and SI2 GH quality.
The earrings are made with 3.50 grams of platinum and measure 12.2 X 10.6 mm.