What is an alexandrite stone?

Answer Because of its color-changing ability, the alexandrite has been called "an emerald by day and an amethyst by night." Alexandrite is relatively new in the gemstone world, and remains quite rare. Th... Read More »

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What color is alexandrite stone?

Alexandrite stone was discovered in 1834. One of the things that makes this type of stone notable is that it appears to be different colors depending on what kind of light it is exposed to. In sunl... Read More »

What is alexandrite?

Alexandrite is a chrysoberyl gemstone noted for its ability to change color, depending upon whether it's in sunlight or artificial light. Originally mined in the Ural Mountains of Russia, alexandri... Read More »

What is alexandrite made of?

Alexandrite is a rare gem with the ability to change color. This rare gem is made when aluminum and beryllium combine with trace elements such as iron, titanium and chromium. Chromium is responsibl... Read More »

What color is alexandrite?

Alexandrite cannot be classified as a single color due to the rare gem's unique color-changing appearance. If exposed to daylight, alexandrite looks to be blue, green or a combination of both color... Read More »