Morganite is a significantly rare pink color variety of beryl mineral. Name of this gemstone was given by George Kunz, famous gemologist of Tiffany & Co. company in honor of his friend John Morgan, banker and mineral collector. In trading this gemstone can be incorrectly named as «pink emerald». Emerald and pink morganite are both varieties of beryl. Color range of morganite includes delicate pastel shades of pink, orangish-pink and peach. The more pink color is in a stone, the more expensive it is. Orange shades reduce cost of a sample. Due to optical properties a gemstone is excellent in jewelry, luster is good. High hardness is another valued property of morganite, that make it a perfect choice for applying in different types of jewelry. This pink beryls usually has good clarity even in large size. That is why presence of inclusions and cracks will dramatic reduce their price.