- 1 Is zultanite worth buying?
- 2 Is Turkish diaspore the same as Zultanite?
- 3 Is Alexandrite the same as zultanite?
- 4 What do you need to know about zultanite jewelry?
Is zultanite worth buying?
High quality zultanite up to 1 carat that is eye clean and has an excellent cut will sell for roughly $200 per carat. Though zultanite is quite expensive it is much cheaper than alexandrite, the other famous color change gemstone. It is also far cheaper than high quality diamonds and far more rare at the same time.
How can I tell if my zultanite is real?
Search for “synthetic color change diaspore” on ebay, and if your “zultanite” has those colors, it is definitely fake. You could request a certificate from the GIA or other reputable source, but those certificates can be faked, as well. The certificate should say that the stone is diaspore.
What is the price of zultanite per carat?
ZULTANITE SUGGESTED RETAIL VALUES
What color is zultanite?
Characteristics of the Zultanite The Zultanite changes its colour from kiwi green (in sunlight) to raspberry red (under artificial light and candlelight) depending on the light sources. It can also produce khaki green, cognac pink, pink champagne tones and ginger tones.
Is Turkish diaspore the same as Zultanite?
The only difference is that both Csarite and Zultanite are trade names while diaspore is the gemological name. Zultanite and Csarite are mined from one specific diaspore mine in the southwest of Turkey’s Anatolian mountains. The mine was owned by a businessman who initially branded the gemstone Zultanite.
Is Zultanite natural?
Zultanite® is a natural gemstone that changes color in daylight, indoor light, even candlelight. Zultanite® looks amazing with just about any colored gemstone especially pink sapphires, green gemstones and diamonds.
Is Zultanite cheap in Turkey?
I have seen a lot of jewelry stores selling “Zultanite” in Turkey, but these stones are all color-changing glass. It’s relatively pretty, but shouldn’t cost you more than about 8-11 TL per gram. This is not the real, rare stone that is $500-$1000/carat.
Is zultanite expensive?
Is zultanite price expensive? It is an extremely rare gemstone and is quite expensive, especially the larger stone price can cost 10,000$ US or more per carat.
Is Alexandrite the same as zultanite?
In addition to their color change, Alexandrite and Zultanite’s names both have royal connections, Zultanite being named in honor of The Ottoman Sultans and Alexandrite being named for a Russian Tsar.
Are Alexandrites expensive?
Size always affects alexandrite value. You can see this reflected in our Price Guide below. In sizes up to one carat, top-quality natural gems can sell for up to $15,000 per carat. Over one carat, the prices range from $50,000 to $70,000 per carat!
Is Alexandrite the same as Zultanite?
Is there another name for Zultanite?
In 2012 the name Zultanite was dropped and a new name was given. The new name for this gemstone is Csarite. Zultanite, now known as Csarite, is mined in a bauxite rich deposit in the Anatolian Mountains of central Turkey. The beauty of this gemstones is that is comes from a single source, much like Tanzanite.
What do you need to know about zultanite jewelry?
When collecting Zultanite® it is important to know that as a rule, the larger the Zultanite® the more intense the color change. Zultanite® is still new to market and many jewelry professionals are still yet to see their first Zultanite®.
When did provenance gems start selling zultanite?
Provenance Gems is an official distributor of authentic Zultanite® . Zultanite® is a natural single source color changing gemstone. We began working with Zultanite® in 2011 and it has proved to be a remarkable discovery. During this time we have developed a close and personal relationship with Zultanite®, it’s homeland and it’s collectors.
Where did the name zultanite come from and why?
Zultanite® is named in honor of the 36 Sultans of the Ottoman Empire that ruled Turkey and beyond from 1299 to 1923. This name pays tribute to Zultanite®’s homeland and differentiates Zultanite® from non-gem quality diaspore mined prior to 2005, this material was often heavily included, poorly cut and not suitable for fine jewelry.
Who is the official distributor of zultanite?
This opens in a new window. Provenance Gems is an official distributor of authentic Zultanite® . Zultanite® is a natural single source color changing gemstone. We began working with Zultanite® in 2011 and it has proved to be a remarkable discovery.