1.18 CTS CERTIFIED PARTI AUSTRALIAN SAPPHIRE -FIREY [SAP479]

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 7.78 x 5.34 x 3.11mm
Weight (carats) 1.18 carats
Certified Gemstone
Heat Treatment

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AUSTRALIAN SAPPHIRE

This is a natural sapphire that we bought direct from the miner in Australia and had it cut in Asia. Stunning parti sapphire.

Heated to improve the colour.

Parti colour is a stone that has more than one colour-this is more of a Australian term and in the trade it is known as fancy sapphire.Australian Sapphires have a dark, unique hue of Green, Blue and Yellow.

Good luster

Sapphire is one of the two gem varieties of the species corundum. Although blue is the best known hue, the gem occurs in virtually every spectral hue excepting red. Red corundum is a ruby. Sapphire may also be colorless, and it also occurs in the non-spectral shades, gray and black. Yellow and green sapphires have traces of iron that gives them their color. Pink sapphires have a trace of the element chromium and the deeper the color pink the higher their monetary value as long as the color is going toward the red of rubies. Sapphires also occur in shades of orange and brown, and colorless sapphires are sometimes used as diamond substitutes in jewelry. Salmon-color padparadscha sapphires often fetch higher prices than many of even the finest blue sapphires.

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Starting Bid $170
Auction ID 700114
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Starts 30th Sep 2018 3:25pm PDT
Ends 1st Oct 2018 12:23am PDT

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