NATURAL 5.10 CT RAREST KASHMIR SAPPHIRE GEMSTONE

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Dimensions (mm) 13 x 9 x 4mm
Weight (carats) 5.1 carats
No Treatment

Sapphire is the most precious and valuable blue gemstone. It is a very desirable gemstone due to its excellent color, hardness, durability, and luster. In the gem trade, Sapphire without any color prefix refers to the blue variety of the mineral Corundum. However, the term Sapphire encompasses all other gem varieties and colors of Corundum as well, excluding Ruby, the red variety of Corundum, which has its own name since antiquity. The most valuable color of Sapphire is a cornflower blue color, known as Kashmir Sapphire or Cornflower Blue Sapphire. Another extremely valuable Sapphire form is the very rare, orange-pink Padparadschah. An exotic type of sapphire, known as Color Changing Sapphire, displays a different color depending on its lighting. In natural light, Color Changing Sapphire is blue, but in artificial light, it is violet. (This effect is the same phenomenon well-known in the gemstone Alexandrite). Yellow and pink Sapphire have recently become very popular, and are now often seen in jewelry.

Sapphires in colors other than blue are called “fancy” or “Parti colored” sapphires.Fancy sapphires are often found in yellow, orange, green, brown, purple and violet hues.Particolored sapphires are those stones which exhibit two or more colors within a single stone. Australia is the largest source of particolored sapphires; they are not commonly used in mainstream jewelry and remain relatively unknown. Particolored sapphires cannot be created synthetically and only occur naturally

Name: SAPPHIRE

Item Shape: OVAL

Place of Origin: KASHMIR

Color: BLUE

Luster: TOP QUALITY

Clarity: SI 

Treatment: None

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