A broker I sometimes use offered this rose colored diaspore for sale… I have never seen one that wasn’t green and changed color. This one is rose color, beautiful stone, and has a minor color shift to an orangy red when viewed with incandescent lighting. Have any of you even seen these before? Had a GG certify that it is natural diaspore and unheated/untreated… ! Amazing gemstone.
What is the source?
I have a cut stone from czech sovica which is clear and is not colour change but is natural Diaspore.
I actually had the stone certified - it is an unheated natural diaspore, purplish rose red - does not change color. No green. It is over 7 carats and emerald cut… gorgeous stone.
Yes, there is rose (pink) diospore, even colorless diospore. Sounds like a really special gem you have there. Congratulations.
It’s just a non-saturated stone… I’ve actually seen those. But the pinkish purple really stunned me…
Thanks… I know it’s rarer than the color change, but it’s hard to rationalize that it is most costly than the color change… That’s a first for me!