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Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw
Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw
Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw
Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw
Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw
Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw

Tiger's-Eye Quartz Ornament Cabochon Pair, 43.15 ctw

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Tiger’s-Eye Quartz is a transparent colorless quartz containing closely packed, parallel fibers of crocidolite asbestos, but experiences iron oxidation during formation. This iron oxide content gives Tiger’s-Eye its golden-brown to reddish-brown color. The more heat Tiger's-Eye experiences, the more red the color.  It is unknown whether this material was heated by the Earth or man-made process.

Cut and hand carved in a holiday ornament shaped cabochon. Flat, satin-polished back with a beveled edge for ease of setting. You will receive the exact gemstone shown in photos.

Weight: 43.15 carats total weight
24.32 L x 24.29 W x 6.25 H mm
23.23 L x 24.02 W x 5.42 H mm

Gem Species: Quartz
—Variety: Tiger’s-Eye
Phenomenon: Chatoyant
Trade Name(s): Red Tiger’s-Eye, Buffalo's-Eye Quartz
Origin: South Africa
Enhancement Code(s): (H) Heated

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American Gem Trade Association Gemstone Enhancement Codes

Enhancement: Any treatment process other than cutting and polishing that improves the appearance (color/clarity/phenomena), durability, or availability of a gemstone.

(H) Heating
The use of heat to effect desired alteration of color, clarity, and/or phenomena.