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You Selected (1844): Chatoyant Gemstones Star Sapphire, Star Ruby, Star Moonstone, Cat's Eye Apatite, Cat's Eye Tourmaline, Tiger's Eye, Star Rose Quartz, Cat's Eye Scapolite, Star Diopside, Cat's Eye Aquamarine, Star Sunstone, Cat's Eye Diaspore, Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye, Star Garnet, Quartz Cat's Eye, Tiger's Eye Matrix, Sillimanite Cat's Eye, Charoite, Seraphinite, Pietersite, Cat's Eye Moonstone, Star Lemon Quartz, Hawk's Eye, Actinolite Cat's Eye, Cat's Eye Beryl Clear All
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ID: 4139681 pcs
thumb image of 18.8ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 413968)
18.80 ct Star Moonstone
15.6 x 14 mm
$ 75.20
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ID: 4351421 pcs
thumb image of 129.5ct Shark Fin Cabochon Violet Charoite (ID: 435142)
129.51 ct Charoite
49.8 x 41.9 mm
$ 194.26
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ID: 4208151 pcs
thumb image of 5.5ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 420815)
5.46 ct Star Moonstone
11.9 x 9.8 mm
$ 16.38
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ID: 4521491 pcs
thumb image of 14.8ct Oval Cabochon Violet Charoite (ID: 452149)
14.84 ct Charoite
22.2 x 16.4 mm
$ 22.26
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ID: 4186731 pcs
thumb image of 5.7ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 418673)
5.71 ct Star Moonstone
12.9 x 10.6 mm
$ 22.84
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ID: 4474564 pcs
thumb image of 77.8ct Drilled Sphere Green Seraphinite (ID: 447456)
77.78 ct Seraphinite
14.2 mm
$ 116.67
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ID: 4482801 pcs
thumb image of 3.9ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448280)
3.89 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10 mm
$ 11.67
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ID: 4190131 pcs
thumb image of 4.1ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 419013)
4.13 ct Star Moonstone
10.1 x 8.2 mm
$ 16.52
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ID: 4474554 pcs
thumb image of 76.7ct Drilled Sphere Green Seraphinite (ID: 447455)
76.71 ct Seraphinite
14.1 mm
$ 115.06
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ID: 3446841 pcs
thumb image of 87.7ct Cushion Cabochon Violet Charoite (ID: 344684)
87.70 ct Charoite
31 x 27.3 mm
$ 131.55
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ID: 4482721 pcs
thumb image of 3.9ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448272)
3.90 ct Pietersite
14 x 10 mm
$ 11.70
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ID: 4191431 pcs
thumb image of 5.7ct Oval Cabochon Cream Peach Star Moonstone (ID: 419143)
5.74 ct Star Moonstone
11.2 x 9.1 mm
$ 22.96
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ID: 3071711 pcs
thumb image of 17.6ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 307171)
17.55 ct Star Moonstone
16.4 x 12.7 mm
$ 70.20
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ID: 4691195 pcs
thumb image of 19.2ct Drilled Sphere Gold Brown Tiger's Eye (ID: 469119)
19.22 ct Tiger's Eye
8.2 mm
$ 14.03
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ID: 4351511 pcs
thumb image of 83.6ct Oval Cabochon Violet Charoite (ID: 435151)
83.59 ct Charoite
45.4 x 34.1 mm
$ 125.38
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16.36 ct Charoite
22.3 x 16 mm
$ 24.54
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ID: 3258141 pcs
thumb image of 17.3ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 325814)
17.25 ct Star Moonstone
17.9 x 14 mm
$ 69.00
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ID: 4482771 pcs
thumb image of 3.9ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448277)
3.92 ct Pietersite
13.6 x 9.9 mm
$ 11.76
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29.67 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 21.8 mm
$ 69.13
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thumb image of 5.6ct Oval Cabochon Cream Star Moonstone (ID: 420940)
5.63 ct Star Moonstone
12.4 x 8.9 mm
$ 16.89
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thumb image of 82.1ct Fancy Cabochon Violet Charoite (ID: 344683)
82.05 ct Charoite
31.3 x 28.6 mm
$ 123.09
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Chatoyant Gemstones
In the world of gemstones, phenomenal gems are some of the most unique and highly sought-after of all. When it comes to chatoyancy, there are several different forms, including cat's eye and asterism chatoyancy, as well as simply chatoyancy. Cat's eye and asterism (star) chatoyancy is a phenomenon known to occur in a handful of different gem types. High-quality, especially chrysoberyl, can exhibit a 'milk and honey' effect, which can be seen when moving a light side-to-side of the gem, concentrating it laterally, which results in one side appearing dark and the other light. Some rare stones may even exhibit 'split eyes' or 'split stars' when exposed to two different direct light sources. As two lights shift, a single eye splits into two, each following one of the lights resembling an opening and closing eye effect. This remarkable phenomenon can also occur with quartz, tourmaline, apatite, beryl, sillimanite, sapphire, garnet, ruby, diopside and moonstone.

Simple chatoyancy is not as pronounced as cat's eye or star chatoyancy, but is equally as beautiful and striking. Simple chatoyancy is also the result of parallel microscopic needle-like inclusions. Simple chatoyancy appears as multiple reflections of small silky and thread-like streaks of light. With only slight adjustments to its viewing angle, simple chatoyancy can cause a stone to change from light to dark and back to light again. Gems such as tiger's eye, hawk's eye, pietersite, seraphinite, as well as charoite are the some of the best-known gems that possess simple chatoyancy.

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