Stunning Elbaite crystal, variety Rubellite, with a strong red-pink body color and blue cap on the top of the crystal. The crystal shows a high brilliance and fine stretch marks on its faces. It is complete all around and in excellent condition. A jewel from Afghanistan. Photos taken with two different lighting conditions, one set with natural light and another one using white light lamps. Specimen size: 4.5 cm x 1.7 cm. Watch the video below.
Paprok, Kamdesh District, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan.