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Benitoite

Rare Loose Faceted Benitoites from California available at Best Cut Gems!

Benitoite:

Benitoite is an extremely rare natural gemstone, that was first discovered in the year 1906.  It was named Benitoite because it is only available from one source in the world, San Benito County, California.  The mine has now been closed!  The color of Benitoite is Blue to violetish Blue, there is also an even more rare pink Benitoite.  Benitoite has the light dispersion of diamond with the color of fine sapphire, making it a very sought after collectors gemstone.  The hardness of Benitoite is 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale.  Benitoites over 1 carat are very rare.

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Benitoite #G-2245Benitoite #G-2245Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Expertly faceted in a round brilliant that just brings out those sparkles....
Benitoite #G-2246Benitoite #G-2246Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Expertly faceted in a round brilliant that just brings out those sparkles....
Benitoite #IT-1267Benitoite #IT-1267Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Faceted in a round brilliant design that just brings out those sparkles.........
Benitoite #IT-1286Benitoite #IT-1286Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Faceted in a round brilliant design that just brings out those sparkles.........
Benitoite #IT-1289Benitoite #IT-1289Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Faceted in a round brilliant design that just brings out those sparkles.........
Benitoite #IT-824Benitoite #IT-824Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Expertly faceted in an oval that just brings out those sparkles. This Benitoite has Excellent clarity
Benitoite #IT-826Benitoite #IT-826Brilliant Blue Benitoite! What a fascinating, rare gemstone to add to your collection. Discovered in San Benito, California this exquisite gem is the state stone for California. Expertly faceted in an oval that just brings out those sparkles. A lighter Blue in color.
Benitoite Earrings #EA-359Benitoite Earrings #EA-359Very rare, very sought after, & very collectable Benitoites were begging to be put in a pair of earrings, so I had them custom made. The 14kt yellow gold earring settings are comfortable leverbacks and show off their amazing violetish blue color.  Just enough dangle and movement.  6 VS - SI1 Diamonds with lots of sparkles.  The color of these Benitoites will rival any blue sapphire.....
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