Madagascan Sapphire – Light Purple – Marquise – 0.40 Carats

$ 775.00

This gorgeous stone is one that is small and unassuming but contains enough personality to fill a whole book. The dazzling effect of this stone is one that accommodates for the mixture of light purple and light blue tones which shine through the stone. This brings out the appearance of an almost lavender colour which is sure to amaze everyone, including us here at The Gem Monarchy. The Madagascan Sapphire is 0.4 carats and dons a marquise cut. This makes the stone appear to look like eyes, which could be gazed into for eternity. Furthermore, the loupe clean clarity of the stone allows you to know that this stone appears flawless, even under the inspection of a gem loupe.

Stare into the depths of this stunning light purple marquise stone, and let it be yours! Purchase it today and it will make a perfect addition to your collection.

Some gemstones speak to the beholder and this gorgeous sapphire is one of them. So let the sapphire embody your jewellery. You deserve it!

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Carat Weight: 0.40 Carats
Dimensions: 3.38mm x 6.43mm x 2.55mm
Colour: Light Purple
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Marquise
Origin: Madagascar
Treatment: None

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Identity: Natural Corundum var. Sapphire
Origin: Madagascar


Carat Weight: 0.40 Carats
Colour: This stone contains a gorgeous Light Purple, almost lavender colour under cold light, while under a warm light it is lavender in colour.
Clarity: In addition, this stunning Light Purple Madagascan Sapphire is Loupe Clean.
Cut: This Light Purple Madagascan Sapphire supports a marquise shape.

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…

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Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm





3.38 x 6.43 x 2.55

Carat Weight



Loupe Clean




Light Purple




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