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2 Ct Amethyst (Cushion)

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2 Ct Tanzanite (Cushion)

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8.08×8.08 mm 7.51×7.51 mm
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Actual size of 2ct Amethyst   Actual size of 2ct Tanzanite
 
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Violet 2ct Amethyst on a ring
64 mm
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Blue 2ct Tanzanite on a ring
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Actual sizes of 2ct Amethyst Cushion (8.08×8.08mm, Violet) and 2ct Tanzanite Cushion (7.51×7.51mm, Blue) as they would appear on a ring and finger. Adjust the ring and finger size to get an idea of how these gemstones would look on your finger.

Where to buy?

For Amethyst or Tanzanite check what Amazon has to offer. You'll usually find quite a selection from many different vendors. Worth a check. For other high quality gemstones (Rubies, Saphhires, Emeralds) and especially Diamonds, I highly recommend JamesAllen.

Face-up Size

All things being equal, Tanzanite will face-up smaller than Amethyst for a given carat weight, because it has higher specific gravity (3.3 vs. 2.65 - this means it's "heavier" compared to Amethyst of the same size). Face-up size also depends heavily on the proportions of the cut.

Face-up area is a measure of the size of the gem when viewed from above (as set in a ring). It tells you how big the gem is at the girdle plane.


2 Ct Amethyst (Cushion) 2 Ct Tanzanite (Cushion)
8.08×8.08 mm vs 7.51×7.51 mm
58.76 mm²   50.76 mm²
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Face-up size outline
2ct Amethyst Cushion (8.08×8.08mm)
2ct Tanzanite Cushion (7.51×7.51mm)
Difference: 16% (8 mm²)
2ct Amethyst Cushion (8.08×8.08mm) has approx. 16% more face-up area than 2ct Tanzanite Cushion (7.51×7.51mm).


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