Morganite is a beautiful pink and shining gemstone that can make every girl’s princess dream come true.
Morganite is a rare pink of the beryl. If you are unfamiliar with the name beryl, I bet you have heard of emeralds and aquamarine. The three of them are all members of the beryl family. People call the dark green beryl emerald, the sky blue one aquamarine, and the pink one morganite. The three are a bit like sisters.
Morganite is a young gemstone. It was first discovered in Madagascar in 1910. It was named after J.P. Morgan, a great American Banker and philanthropist. This pink and cute gemstone quickly captured people’s hearts. Designers was inspired by its colour and a good number of pink fancy jewellery designs came to life. It quickly became trendy.
Morganite is quite a hard gem with a Mohs rating of 7.5 to 8.0, therefore it’s a great choice for daily wearing. In general, morganite has fewer inclusions than emerald, and most of cut morganites are eye clean. Morganite colors range from a peach orange to salmon pink to a pure pink, which are mostly a soft paste. Some morganite is heat treated at low temperatures to reduce the amount of yellow hue in the stone.
Although Morganite has no long history and legend, her beautiful appearance can always give people a good mood. Also, The price of marganite is not that expensive comparing to other pink gems like pink diamond and pink sapphire. If you are a pink person, morganite is definitely a smart buy for you.