I am travelling to Istanbul in about 3 weeks time and would like to know where I can find good quality zultanite in istanbul.
We are traveling and do not have our information close at hand; however, to the best of his memory my husband thinks he paid about $300 for his 8 carat Zultanite.
If you look under the category of diaspore you can find these stones on eBay occasionally.
Depends on size and quality. Small roughs in fine quality start with 5 € a gramm, bigger ones in deep green with an intensive colour change to purple go up to 10€ a gramm. Top qualities ( some are as clear as glas) in sizes up to 60 gramms are extra.
We certainly did not pay $5000 per carat for our Zultanite. Our stones are a very clear light green, and they change hues from that color to a wide variety of shades, including a deep purple and pink.
I do not know anything about their quality. We bought the stones, and worked with a local jeweler to have them made into rings and a pendant. Our local jeweler was exceptionally impressed with the stones, and offered several times to purchase them from us. This makes me think that the stones are of good quality.
I like them, and I did not pay more for them than I could afford or was willing to pay. I love my stones, and am not concerned about their quality. They are exceptionally unique, as you can tell by checking the links provided by the previous poster.
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