The moon is so beautiful tonight!
|Dimensions (mm)||18.7 x 13.7 x 4.3mm|
|Weight (carats)||14.25 carats|
Trapiche sapphire is gem quality corundum. A trapiche is a gem with six-spoked growth features. They contain liquid,two-phase (a combination of liquid and gas), and solid fillings of magnesium-bearing calcite and dolomite. Trapiche sapphires, as well as trapiche gems, are rare. They are only found in a few locations, mostly in Mogok, Myanmar and Kashmir.
Trapiche sapphire is among the rarest of trapiche gems. Sapphire is the birthstone for September and used as gifts for a 45th Wedding anniversary. It is the national gemstone for Greece and the United States. The name sapphire comes from the Latin word sapphires meaning “blue”.
Item Name: Corundum Sapphire Trapiche
Shape: Fancy Shape
A remarkable moonstone, notable for its elegance of cut, clarity, and size. It was actually a cleaner stone than the pictures suggested! I really appreciate having the chance to bid for occasional gems like these in the "no reserve" auctions. Thank you!
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|Starts||17th Oct 2019 3:53am PDT|
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