Madagascan Sapphire – Purple – Coffin – 0.71 Carats

$ 1,300.00

The beauty of each stone is one that has both measurable and immeasurable aspects. This is ever so true for this breathtaking Madagascan Sapphire. It dons a deep purple colour which can be seen as futuristic and gorgeously stunning. The stone itself is uniquely shaped, with a coffin cut as its basis, and the pavilion containing a step cut. This adds to the beauty of the overall stone, as one which is unique and is difficult to miss. In addition to this, the stone contains insignificant inclusions, which overall do not affect the greater beauty of the stone. However, regarding the immeasurable aspect of beauty, it has to be understood that beauty is seen through the eye of the beholder.

Embrace the unique qualities of this stunning Madagascan Sapphire, and let it become a new member of your collection, or allow it to shine, and become a beautiful centerpiece to your jewellery.

Check out the VIDEO for this gorgeous gemstone!
What are the 4Cs? Gemological Institute of America – The 4Cs

Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.71 Carats
Dimensions: 4.70mm x 7.80mm x 3.15mm
Colour: Purple
Clarity: Insignificant
Cut: Coffin – Step Cut
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

1 in stock


Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar


Carat Weight: 0.90 Carats
Colour: This stone is a beautiful deep purple colour under cold light, while under a warm light it is purple in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this Purple Madagascan Sapphire contains insignificant inclusions.
Cut: This Royal Purple Madagascan Sapphire supports a coffin shape with a step-cut pavillion.

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. 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…

Read more…

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm



4.70 x 7.80 x 3.15







Carat Weight







There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.