Pink is one of your favorite colors, do you like different colors? Are you looking for a precious stone with a lot of shine, lasting, excellent clarity? A subtle gem, all in shades of pink, ranging from clear pink to magenta, with a whole range of intermediate shades from pale to dark between these two colors. A unique and very rare stone, discovered in 1910 on the island of Madagascar and dedicated to one of the greatest financiers and collector of art, books and watches of all time: J.P. Morgan.
Morganite: a stone reserved for the elite, but not only ...
If this stone bears the name of the one who was called "the king of collectors" of the 20th century and who had a collection of the most incomparable precious stones partly visible at the Museum of Natural History in New York, it is certainly not not by chance. Morganite will therefore easily be able to assert itself in your collection among your treasures and if your expectation relates to a jewel, it will also be able to completely satisfy this request, because being dedicated to the man whose name is said to belong to the History of art. The stone was discovered by George Kunz, (person to whom the Kunzite is dedicated) and who proposed to call it morganite at a meeting of the New York Academy of Sciences, to honor his friend and client JP Morgan who had granted financial support and significant donations of gems to the American Museum of Natural History in New York and the Museum of Natural History in Paris.
Tiffany and Co branding for over a century
Morganite is a gem that has been brought to the fore by jeweler Charles Lewis Tiffany, creator of the eponymous house Tiffany & Co, for which George F. Kunz has served as vice-president. Nowadays it is still the central stone, the brand image, the signature of the jeweler Tiffany and Co who has always distinguished himself by his originality and his legendary avant-garde, by betting on new precious stones such as recently Tanzanite, Tsavorite garnet, colored diamonds. Morganite is definitely a beautiful gem and one of the most valued today. Indeed, the deposits historically located in Madagascar and Brazil produce very sporadically. It is therefore, given its rarity in its finest qualities, reserved for luxury jewelry, Morganite ring or mounted as a bracelet, pendant, necklace, medallion, brooch, mainly on white gold, platinum, yellow gold, pink gold. The greatest caution is requested with regard to stones coming from Pakistan or Afghanistan, which would be very light stones at the base then irradiated to give them an intense pink color. It seems that this practice is also widespread with regard to stones from Brazil.
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