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Abstract

An acquaintance of mine, a Los Angeles-based specialist in Brazilian gems, still can’t forget the moment in May 1987 when he confirmed the rumors he’d been hearing for months about a spectacular find of alexandrite in Minais Gerais, Brazil’s province of gem plenty. “A dealer showed me a 400-piece parcel weighing 126 carats of which 35 stones were between 1 and 2½ carats,” he recounts. “That was way more than all the alexandrite I had seen in the previous five years.”

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© Modern Jeweler Magazine 1990

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  • David Federman

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