Madagascan Sapphire – Purplish Pink – Cushion – 0.88 Carats

$ 1,700.00

The Madagascan purplish purple purifier is what we call this gorgeous beautiful sapphire. Weighing 0.88 carats, this natural and unheated beauty, fashioned by our expert lapidarists in Sri Lanka. They’ve faceted it in a square cushion shape in a step-cut pavilion, having the dimensions of 5.72mm x 5.72mm, which makes it the perfect sapphire for a dainty and simple piece of jewellery. Being from Madagascar, it does contain microscopic dust clarity features, which are naked to the naked eye. The wonder which it shows for a relatively small stone is exquisite, where sunlight becomes your friend enlightening the colour pop which this beauty has! In fact, it has a gorgeous purplish pink in both warm and cold light.

This sapphire is for those who truly believe and own that the purplish-pink colour which is sought after by many. Be the centre of attention, wear this sapphire on your finger!

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.88 Carats
Dimensions: 5.72mm x 5.72mm x 3.22mm
Colour: Purplish Pink
Clarity: Eye Clean
Cut: Square Cushion, Step Cut
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar

THE 4CS

Carat Weight: 0.88 Carats
Colour: Under a cold light this stone is purplish-pink in colour, while under a warm light it is purplish-pink in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this touching Purplish Pink Madagascan Sapphire is Eye Clean.
Cut: This Purplish Pink Madagascan Sapphire supports a cushion shape with a step-cut pavilion.

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

MADAGASCAN SAPPHIRE

The first find, although small, was in the early 1990s in the north of the island. Conjunctively, the discovery in the small southern village of Ilakaka increased the country’s relevance in the gemstone industry. Once a small, poverty-stricken hamlet with a population of just 40 residents, the town suddenly expanded exponentially. What was once a sleepy truck stop of small shacks, suddenly became the mecca of sapphire miners. Over a two year period, hordes of people almost 60,000 strong descended on Ilakaka wishing to make a fortune. They came from impoverished towns all over the island and from Sri Lanka, Thailand and many other countries

Before 1998 the largest producers of sapphires were Sri Lanka and Thailand. However, between 1998 and 2007 Madagascar became the largest producer of sapphires in the world. Currently, the country houses many mines, owned by international companies who are mining gemstones commercially. Smaller mines run by locals who are using traditional mining methods sit right alongside these commercially owned mines in mutualism…

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Additional information

Gemstone

Sapphire

Dimensions(mm)

5.72 x 5.72 x 3.22

Carat Weight

0.88

Colour

Pink, Purple, Purple-ish Pink

Cut

Cushion, Step

Clarity

Eye Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Madagascar