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An interesting tie pin set with an A variety of the mineral, chrysoberyl, discovered in Russia's Ural Mountains in 1830, and named in honour of the reigning tsar, Alexander II (1818-1881). Because of its distinct colour-change from green when viewed in daylight to red under incandescent light, it is often referred to as the 'emerald by day and ruby by night'. More. Alexandrite is the variety of A hard stone that ranges in colour from yellow, to brown, to green. Alexandrite and Cat’s Eye are both notable types of Chrysoberyl. More that displays a change of colour from green to red. A distinct colour change is the primary qualification for a chrysoberyl to be considered alexandrite. In the evening under incandescent light the stone is strongly tilted to the red end, thus causing alexandrite to appear reddish. Daylight, is more equally balanced, since our eyes are most sensitive to green light, the balance is tipped to the green side. All our tie pins come with a stopper at the end of the pin.
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