Ceylon Sapphire – Blue – Oval – 1.62 Carats

$ 4,600.00

If you take the ocean and compact it into one single gemstone, you get this amazingly deep blue 1.62-carat gemstone with the dimensions of 6.90mm by 5.60mm, as well as a pavilion depth of 4.77mm. Although the stone is natural, to slightly enhance the colour of the stone, it has been heat-treated in a gentle flame at low temperatures using traditional heating methods. These methods ensure that the stone has a loupe clean clarity. The master lapidarists have done an excellent job to create an oval shape and have provided the stone with step cuts on the pavilion to increase the dispersion of light in the stone. For centuries, these blues from Sri Lanka(formerly known as Ceylon) continue to amaze and awe the gemstone buyer, collector and the general populace.

This stone encapsulates the ocean into a single gem and is well deserved as the feature stone in your jewellery.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 1.62 Carats
Dimensions: 6.90mm x 5.60mm x 4.77mm
Colour: Dark Blue
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Oval, Step Cut
Origin: Sri Lanka(Ceylon)
Treatment: Heated

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


Carat Weight: 1.62 Carats
Colour: In all forms of light(cool light, warm light and daylight), this stone is deep blue in colour.
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: This blue Ceylon sapphire is an oval in shape. In addition, its pavilion has a step cut.

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Ceylon Sapphire

Ceylon was initially known as Ceilão, a name given to Sri Lanka by the Portuguese colony in 1505. The British then 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. Traces of iron can bring a very pale green colour…

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Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm



6.90 x 5.60 x 4.77

Carat Weight





Oval, Step


Loupe Clean




Sri Lanka