The Tereschenko Blue Diamond (Терещенко). 42.92 carat, pear-shaped. Its original owners were the Tereschenko's, a family of sugar magnates in pre-communist Russia. In 1915, Mikhail Tereschenko instructed Cartier to mount the gem as the centerpiece of a necklace containing a variety of fancy colored diamonds.
Rutilated Quartz can also be used for helping to discern the positive or negative vibes or motives of a person, place, or thing. Rutilated Quartz is an uplifting stone, infusing joy into one's life and surrounding environment. Rutilated Quartz is often used during meditation, for connecting to the Divine. Working with Rutilated Quartz can help one to connect to higher realms and spirit guides, due to the inclusions of Rutile in the Quartz, which acts as a kind of psychic antenna.
Beautiful color change garnet from Africa.Color Change Garnet is one of the most rare, interesting, and phenomenal of all gems. The color change can be intense and equal to the color change of top quality alexandrite. Color change garnets can easily be mistaken for alexandrite.