After the discovery of morganite in Madagascar in 1910, Tiffany & Co introduced this gem to the American market. They named it in honor of the financier J. P. Morgan, who was himself reputed to be an avid gem collector. Pear-cut morganites, 11.61 ctw, Madagascar. Photo courtesy of liveauctioneers.com and Gems Auction.
Credit: Gems Auction
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