Blue Violet Tanzanite 8.08ct 11.83x9.86x5.93mm Rectangular Octagonal Starbrite(Tm) Cut By John Dyer. The Gemstone Was Mined In Tanzania And Cut In Brazil. The Gemstone Comes With An Stone Group Labs Gemstone Identification And Origin Report. The Stone Has Been Appraised By Craig Lynch G.G. For $7,675.00.
John Dyer is a master gemstone lapidary known worldwide for his artistic ability and precision cutting excellence. To date, John has won 44 prestigious industry cutting awards since 2002, taking a total of 11 first place honors! John is the only gem cutter to sweep all the awards in one category, which he did in 2005, 2007 and again in 2015! Happiest when surrounded by colored gemstones, John's ultimate goal is to create the most beautiful gem possible from the rough material. Growing up traveling the globe with his missionary parents, he first discovered his interest in these fascinating "pebbles" as a boy while reading his first book about gemstones and cutting. It was during his time in Brazil that changed his course forever when he was given his first gems, an amethyst and an aquamarine. Today, John regularly travels the globe to Asia, Africa, South America and other locations in search of great values and a wide diversity of rough gem materials. A beautiful expression of creativity and beauty, treat yourself to a John Dyer original today!
Craig A. Lynch, G.G., is an Accredited Senior Gemologist and Certified Insurance Appraiser. Mr. Lynch has more than 35 years experience in the jewelry and gemstone industries and is the owner of Ouellet and Lynch, an independent appraisal firm in Phoenix, AZ. His company appraises fine jewelry for retail stores in the western U.S. and regularly appraises and consults for law firms, banks and private individuals. Mr. Lynch has served for more than 10 years on the Board of Directors of the International Accredited Gemologists Association. He is a past president of the Arizona Jewelers Association as well as a member of the Jewelers of America and the Jewelers Security Alliance. A published author, Mr. Lynch has appeared on numerous television shows as a jewelry expert and prides himself in keeping abreast of the latest developments in the gemological field.
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