Monday, 16 November 2015

The Rainbow of Africa Collection


A 65.72 carat Tsavorite Garnet
An array of stones will draw enthusiasts to the sale being held by Heritage Auctions in New York. The collection was started by Morton Taylor in the late 1950s.
Pink Spinel from Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Bicolor Tourmaline 57.75 carats

Indicolite Tourmaline 35.38 carats

Cerussite 430 carats

A 51.07 carat Cuprian Tourmaline from Mozambique est. $70,000

283 carat Scapolite

41.76 carat Mandarin Garnet from Namibia est. $50,000

293 carat Cuprite.

Color Change Blue Spinel - 14.33 carats, Tanzania.

Morganite - 114.39 carats, Mozambique.

Iolite - 15.12 carats, Madagascar

Red Spinel - 15.87 carats, Tanzania.

Tanzanite - 35.66 carats.

Rubellite Tourmaline - 29.44 carats, Zambia

Aquamarine - 26.47 carats, Zambia

Spessartine Garnet - 12.04 carats, Nigeria

Morganite - 73.59 carats, Mozambique.