The Chrysoberyl family is specifically classified into Chrysoberyl, cat’s eye, Alexandrite, Alexandrite cat’s eye, etc. according to exist optical effects and their form differences or not. The cat’s eye we often talk about, especially the Chrysoberyl with “cat’s eye” effect.
Cat’s eye is very precious and is known as the top five high-end gemstones with diamonds monogrammed rings, rubies, sapphires, and emerald, but it is far rarer on the market than the first four.
The five precious gems are very rare. Why is Cat’s eye the lowest photogenic rate? That’s because the origin of Cat’s eye is much less. Sri Lanka is a well-known producer of Chrysoberyls, and it is also the only country that produces alexandrite and Chrysoberyl cat eyes sister rings. The Cat’s eye produced here is of the best quality, an intoxicating honey yellow, and three linear light bands that make the world unforgettable. In addition to Sri Lanka, Cat’s eye is also produced in Africa, Brazil, and Russia, with lower production.
As we all know, it is inevitable that natural gemstones contain different forms of inclusions. Everyone likes to have a few inclusions and good clarity. However, it is precise because of the rich inclusions that Chrysoberyls best friend rings have the special optical effect of “cat’s eye”.
Many gemstones have cat-eye effects, such as jasper, tourmaline, quartz, apatite, etc., and their titles also correspond to jasper cat eyes, tourmaline cat eyes, quartz cat eyes, apatite cat eyes, and so on. Even artificial glass can have a cat-eye effect! The Cat’s eye we often talk about, especially the Chrysoberyl promise rings cheap with “cat’s eye” effect.
So what kind of criteria should we use when choosing daily Cat’s eye?
Generally, when buying Cat’s eye, the first thing to look at is color, and the second thing is to look at color eyeliner. You can choose a spotlight pen lamp and observe it from the vertical direction directly above. The best color is honey yellow, followed by green, and then a slightly darker brown. The lighter the color, or the brownish or off-white, the lower the value. The eyeliner needs to be centered, straight, sharp, complete, and flexible, with a clear contrast to the background color. Then use two pen lamps to illuminate the left and right, and then cross each other to repeat. It is observed that the greater the degree of eyeliner opening and closing, the better. In addition, of course, the heavier and more perfect Cat’s eye, the higher the value.
The best cat’s eye cheap promise rings [check here] should have clear cat’s eye effects, continuous, narrow, bright, well-defined eyeliner (light band), and accurately and unambiguously located in the center of the gemstone, in sharp flexible contrast with the background color.