PURPLE SAPPHIRE UNHEATED 1.63 CTS 13626 - GORGEOUS GEM FOR ENGAGEMENT RING

PURPLE SAPPHIRE UNHEATED 1.63 CTS 13626 - GORGEOUS GEM FOR ENGAGEMENT RING

  • $490.00
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Carats 1.63
Size 7.5 x 6 mm
Color Medium Purple
Clarity VVSI
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 490.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Beautiful Center-stone for an engagement Ring.
Large Sizes are Rare! A Gem of Lasting Beauty.

UNHEATED SAPPHIRES - Almost all Sapphires mined Raw or Geuda form are Heat Treated to high temperatures to induce color and to enhance clarity and lustre.This process is now the Industry Standard for Sapphires. This Sapphire is UNHEATED. Certified ""No Thermal Treatment" This gem is 100% Natural with Natural color.

Refractive Index: 1.759-1.778
Hardness: 9
Chemical Comp: AL22O3
Density: 4.00
Crystal Group: Hexagonal

The Sapphire belongs to the corundum group with excellent hardness, exceeded only by Diamond the hardest mineral on Earth.The oldest sapphire finds are in Ceylon, or Sri Lanka as it is known today where they are mined from ancient times. Ceylon sapphires are recognised by the luminosity of their light to mid-blue colours. ranging from blue to purple and pink.Top-quality sapphires are extremely rare. Beauty, magnificent colour, transparency, and durability are the main features. Color determines the value of a sapphire. Sri Lanka is known for the finest and the largest sapphires in the world.