Ceylon Sapphire – Blue – Oval – 1.83 Carats

$5,300.00

A mixture of the blue sea and the blue sky, this 1.83-carat wonder is a definite eye-catcher in our collection. Having the dimensions of 7.61mm by 6.01mm and a pavilion depth of 4.92mm, the stone supports a medium blue colour and was mined in an environmentally and ethically friendly manner from the depths of the earth in Sri Lanka. This oval-shaped shone’s pavilion is a step cut to enhance the natural colour and depth, by our master lapidarists in Sri Lanka. Contrary to popular belief this stone is natural and contains no treatment which increases its rarity in the gemstone industry. Comparative to the blue expanse of the sky on a summer’s day, this stone has no words to describe its beauty.

This stone with unparalleled beauty is a must for any engagement or wedding ring.

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Description

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Sri Lanka(Ceylon)

THE 4CS

Carat Weight: 1.83 Carats
Colour: In all forms of light this stone is mid-blue in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this magnificent stone is Eye Clean.
Cut: This stone has an ovular shape with step-cut pavilion facets.

What are the 4Cs: Gemological Institute of America – The 4Cs

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Ceylon Sapphire

Ceylon was initially known as Ceilão, a name given to Sri Lanka by the Portuguese colony in 1505. Afterwards, The British re-colonised the land in 1798, changing Ceilão into English as Ceylon. Sapphires found in Ceylon were originally famous because of the vibrant medium blue hues. However, there is more to the opinion of the populace and the demand of the people.

Contrary to popular belief Ceylon Sapphires occur in many different colours, ranging from colourless to black. Also mentioned in the article on Madagascan Sapphires, red sapphires are characteristically known as rubies. Rubies are crystal forms of aluminium oxide, containing traces of chromium and iron impurities that absorb yellow-green light, thus deeper ruby red colour with increased content. Purple sapphires contain traces of hard, silver-grey malleable transitional metals that come in different shades. In addition, Colourless sapphires, or commonly known as white sapphires in the gemstone markets, are stones of corundum that contains 0.01% of titanium…

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Additional information

Gemstone

Sapphire

Dimensions(mm)

7.61 x 6.01 x 4.92

Carat Weight

1.83

Colour

Blue

Cut

Oval, Step

Clarity

Eye Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Sri Lanka