Was: Large diamond substitute
Red emeralds - better called red beryl. I have two synthetic ones.
Pretty too. There is natural red beryl - called bixbite. It is
exceedingly rare, comes from a mine in Utah
How odd the timing! I am just now finishing two red beryls for a
collector customer, one lab grown and one natural! The manganes that
colors these is much more vibrant than the chromium of ruby…just a
slight tinge of magenta. Among the lab grown materials, red beryl is