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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) / Asparagus Gems

Do you sell a gem called asparagus stone?

Asparagus stone is a name once used (and sometimes still used) to refer to the yellow-green color of the gemstone apatite. The color does indeed look like green asparagus spears. You can read more about this interesting gemstone in our article on apatite gemstones.

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Gems are always measured in Millimeter (mm)

Dimensions are given as;
length x width x depth,
except for round stones which are;
diameter x depth

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Gem varieties vary in density, so carat weight is not a good indication of size

Note: 1ct = 0.2g

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