Madagascan Sapphire – Purple – Coffin – 0.31 Carats

$ 525.00

The deep blue and purple mix of this sapphire, we just simply can’t explain in words. The intricate coffin shape and cut was faceted by our master lapidarists in Sri Lanka. The stone despite being 0.31 carats is a blue and purple boxing legend, being able to pack a heavy punch with that stunning colour. It supports the dimensions of 3.69mm by 6.43mm with a pavilion depth of 2.27mm, making it the perfect piece for a dainty ring! It is natural from the mines of Madagascar and has no treatments, making it a rarity in the gemstone market. The beauty of this gemstone also comes from the fact that it is loupe clean with no visible inclusions under 10 times magnification. Additionally, it’s the perfect stone for someone looking for a sapphire and is on a specific budget. 

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.31 Carats
Dimensions: 3.69mm x 6.43mm x 2.27mm
Colour: Purplish Blue
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Coffin, Modified Radiant Cut
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar

THE 4CS

Carat Weight: 0.31 Carats
Colour: Under a cold light this stone is Purple in colour, while under a warm light it is Purplish-Blue in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this touching Purple Madagascan Sapphire is Loupe Clean.
Cut: This Purple Madagascan Sapphire has a coffin 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

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm
Gemstone

Sapphire

Dimensions(mm)

3.69 x 6.43 x 2.27

Carat Weight

0.31

Colour

Puple

Cut

Coffin

Clarity

Loupe Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Madagascar