do you know what gemstone this is

posted 1 year ago in Rings
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2017

I was going to suggest a very pale alexandrite? But now from the pictures I’m really not sure 🤔 Xx

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper

Possible sapphire.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

I’m thinking sapphire. 

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: City, State

I agree with it being possibly a sapphire. Alexandrite usually has a green shift, whereas sapphire can have a light blue to purple shift.

Post # 7
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Buzzing Beekeeper

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isabel49 :  

I have a very pale amethyst which looks very like  the second picture . Could be an amethyst? 

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper

It could be a pale rose de france amethyst, but strictly speaking that’s not a color change stone.

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: January 2019

What about spinel? Some goes from light grey to light purple 

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

My alexandrite changes from green to blue to purple. Yours could ba a sapphire. If you are curious, you could send it to GIA for colored stone identification. 

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2019

I agree that it could be a sapphire. I have a pink sapphire that looks more purple in natural light. You could take it into a jewerly store that has a gemmologist and they could tell you what they think it is or get an appraisal done and then you would know for certain what stone it is.

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