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Spinel: Fit for a King (or Queen!)

Spinel has been called the Impostor Stone because through the ages it has been mistaken for other gemstones, most notably ruby, such as the Black Prince's Ruby, which is set on the front cross pattée in the center of the British Imperial State Crown. Similarly, the 352.50 carat Timur Ruby is not a ruby at all, but a red Spinel. This confusion is understandable as Spinel is generally found in the same gravel deposits as corundum (ruby and sapphire) and share similar physical characteristics. 

Red isn't the only color Spinel comes in, although it is the most sought after. You can also find this magnificent gemstone in orange, hot pink, mauve, blue, dark green (Gahnite), brown, and black. Spinels have lively color and few inclusions, and will rarely be found larger than 5 carats.

The finest and most famous examples of red and pink stones are from Myanmar (Burma) while the greatest production of Spinel is from the gem gravel of Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and Thailand. The origin of the name Spinel is unclear, but may have come from Latin spina meaning a thorn, or from the Greek word spintharis meaning a spark.

Natural Spinel is one of the few stones that are not normally enhanced or heat treated in any way.

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Blue Ceylon Spinel - Oval - 3.27 Carats
3.27 Carats. Natural Blue Spinel Gemstone With Full Certificate. Gemstone Information Gem TypeBl..
$690.00 $516.00
Ex Tax: $516.00
Blue Namya Spinel - Cushion - 3.02 Carats
3.02 Carats. Intense Blue Natural Namya Spinel Loose Gemstone. Gemstone Information Gem TypeBlue..
$675.00 $511.00
Ex Tax: $511.00
Blue Spinel - Round - 3.45 Carats
3.45 Carats. Fabulous Blue Ceylon Spinel Gemstone Gemstone Information Gem TypeBlue SpinelGem Co..
$675.00 $511.00
Ex Tax: $511.00
Bluish Green Spinel - Cushion - 1.43 Carats
Beautiful Cushion shaped Bluish Green Spinel gemstone with evenly spread natural color and excell..
$90.00
Ex Tax: $90.00
Cobalt Blue Ceylon Spinel - Oval - 3.70 Carats
3.7 Carats. Remarkable Cobalt Blue Spinel Ceylon Loose Gem Gemstone Information Gem TypeCobalt S..
$675.00 $511.00
Ex Tax: $511.00
Cobalt Blue Spinel - Oval - 0.99 Carats
Sparkling Oval shaped Cobalt Blue Spinel gemstone with beautiful glow. ..
$236.00
Ex Tax: $236.00
Cobalt Blue Spinel - Oval - 1.05 Carats
Extraordinarily Beautiful Oval shaped Cobalt Blue Spinel gemstone with evenly spread natural colo..
$348.00
Ex Tax: $348.00
Dark Orangey Red Spinel - Oval - 1.74 Carats
Gorgeous Oval shaped Dark Orangey Red Spinel gemstone with intense color from Tanzania. &n..
$134.00
Ex Tax: $134.00
Dark Purple Spinel - Oval - 1.24 Carats
Exceptionally Beautiful Oval shaped Dark Purple Spinel gemstone with intense color from Tanzania...
$54.00
Ex Tax: $54.00
Hot Blue Spinel Ceylon - Oval - 3 Carats
3.00 Carats. Shocking Beautiful Hot Blue Natural Spinel Gemstone Information Gem TypeBlue Spinel..
$675.00 $511.00
Ex Tax: $511.00
Lavender Purple Mauve Spinel - Oval - 1.45 Carats
Gorgeous Oval shaped Lavender Purple Mauve Spinel gemstone with evenly spread natural color and e..
$43.00
Ex Tax: $43.00
Light Pink Mauve Spinel - Oval - 0.44 Carats
Absolutely Stunning Oval shaped Light Pink Mauve Spinel gemstone with beautiful glow. ..
$42.00
Ex Tax: $42.00
Orangey Red Spinel - Oval - 0.62 Carats
Magnificent Oval shaped Ruby like Orangey Red Spinel gemstone with intense color from Sri Lanka (..
$25.00 $15.00
Ex Tax: $15.00
Pink Spinel - Cushion - 1.07 Carats
Appealing Cushion shaped Pink Spinel gemstone with beautiful glow. ..
$124.00
Ex Tax: $124.00
Pink Spinel - Cushion - 5.86 Carats
5.86 Ct. Extremely Top Beautiful Shape Hot Pink Spinel Gemstone Information Gem TypeSpinelGem Co..
$1,033.00 $774.00
Ex Tax: $774.00
Pink Spinel - Oval - 5.16 Carats
5.16 Ct. Rare Supremely Fiery Pink Ceylon Spinel Stone Gemstone Information Gem TypeSpinelGem Co..
$1,726.00 $1,292.00
Ex Tax: $1,292.00
Pink Spinel - Oval - 5.45 Carats
5.45 Ct. Extravagant Hot Pink Spinel Stone Gemstone Information Gem TypeSpinelGem ColorPinkNo. o..
$2,556.00 $1,927.00
Ex Tax: $1,927.00
Purple Spinel - Cushion - 2.03 Carats
2.03 Ct. Magnificent Natural Noble Purple Tanzania Spinel Gemstone Information Gem TypeSpinelGem..
$169.00 $128.00
Ex Tax: $128.00
Purple Spinel - Cushion - 3.81 Carats
3.81 Ct. Rare Supremely Purple Natural Spinel Gem Gemstone Information Gem TypeSpinelGem ColorPu..
$169.00 $128.00
Ex Tax: $128.00
Purple Spinel - Oval - 1.24 Carats
Extraordinarily Beautiful Oval shaped Purple Spinel gemstone with some natural inclusions from Sr..
$139.00
Ex Tax: $139.00


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