Beautiful reddish pink spinel loose gemstone. It weighs 1.00 ct. and measures 5.9 x 6.5 mm. The shape is what is called a "roval" in the business. The gem is all natural, top gem quality, gorgeous material from Vietnam. A .66 ct. similar stone on JTV.com is going for $462. This stone is clean, with no visible to the eye inclusions. The color is exceptional and the pictures aren't doing it justice. Spinel is known for it's beautiful colors, its brilliance in sunlight and it's toughness. On the Mohs scale of hardness spinel is an 8, diamond is a 10. It is one of the most valuable precious gems on the market. The gem was cut in Bangkok and has amazing step cutting on the pavilion.