Helen – Design – Madagascan Sapphires

$ 660.00

Helen is everyone’s aunt, who’s always there for you when the times are tough and also there for you when the going is good. Thus our Helen design was made with the vision that it would always be with you in the highs and the lows. Every time that you feel the highs of life and the lows look down at your ring and you are reminded that Helen is always with you! In true east-to-west fashion, this stunning set has a carat weight of 0.34 carats and is completely natural and unheated. Travelling from Madagascar to Sri Lanka in rough and then fashioned and delivered to our office in Australia, these stones have made quite the journey from the Earth’s depths.

So enjoy Helen, and let her keep you company!

Check out the VIDEO for this stunning gemstone set!
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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.34 Carats
Colour: Light Pink to Peach
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

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Design Name: Helen Sapphire Set
Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar

The Helen Set was designed by Punala Kiripitige, from The Gem Monarchy.

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


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. Additionally, the country houses many mines, owned by international companies that 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

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm

Sapphire Set




Light Pink/Peach

Carat Weight



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