• aquamarine and diamond platinum ring by Tiffany & Co.

    Aquamarine – Natural, Faceted, Blue

    Like many gems, aquamarines show conchoidal, "shell-like" fractures when broken or chipped. The oval-shaped aquamarine in this Tiffany & Co. platinum ring shows a conchoidal fracture on its edge. Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers.com and Fellows.

    Article: Aquamarine Durability

    Credit: Fellows

    GemstoneBeryl, Aquamarine
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Jewelry typeRing
    Gem StateFaceted