Pink Sapphire Crystal and Faceted stone, 1.79 cts. Sri Lanka
Lot 1391
Pink Sapphire Rough and Cut
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Lot Details
Pink Sapphire Rough and Cut
Sri Lanka
This is a classic pairing from Ceylon, yet a rare one. Rough crystals of natural pink sapphire are infrequently seen on the market. The present doubly-terminated one has a strong saturation of pink and very good transparency, weighing 21.0 carats, height 2.4cm; the oval-cut faceted pink sapphire, weighing approximately 1.79 carats, is a well-saturated, true pink, and is mountable either in jewelry or retained as is to be admired for its color, measuring 9.0 x 5.0 x 3.0mm (2)

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratory report

Saleroom notices

  • Orangy Pink Padparadscha Sapphire Accompanied by an American Gemological Laboratories report numbered CS 52481 dated 29 November 2012 stating that the Orangy Pink sapphire is a Natural Corundum, Padparadscha Sapphire, weighing approximately 1.78 carats, that the country of origin is Ceylon, (Sri Lanka) and that there is no heat enhancement. Non-heated padparadscha sapphires are scarce.
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