Madagascan Sapphire – Light Purplish Blue – Oval – 0.66 Carats

$ 1,155.00

This wonderful light purplish-blue stone is sure to give you goosebumps! It is a Madagascan sapphire that has been precision cut by our amazing lapidarists back in Sri Lanka. An eye-clean stone that is sure to take your breath away, this light purplish-blue oval-shaped sapphire can both be a supportive stone or the centerpiece for an amazing piece of jewellery.

Spoil yourself with this gorgeous stone, and purchase it today! It will perfectly with any type of jewellery, or even as a new addition to your collection.

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DETAILS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.66 Carats
Dimensions: 4.31mm x 6.07mm x 3.17mm
Colour: Light Purplish Blue
Clarity: Eye Clean
Cut: Oval Cut
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar

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Carat Weight: 0.66 Carats
Colour: This stone dons a wonderful Light Purplish Blue color under cold light, while under a warm light it is Light Purplish Blue in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this stunning Light Purplish Blue Madagascan Sapphire is Eye Clean.
Cut: This Light Purplish Blue Madagascan Sapphire supports a radiant shape with a flower-cut pavilion.

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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

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm
Gemstone

Sapphire

Origin

Madagascar

Treatment

None

Cut

Oval

Colour

Light Purplish Blue

Clarity

Eye Clean

Carat Weight

0.66

Dimensions(mm)

4.31 x 6.07 x 3.17

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