Purple Sapphire, drop cut, 1.16 ct
Sapphire with a refined purple color, a rare and fascinating tint for this mineralogical species. The crystal is transparent and has a good brilliance. The drop with a good size and tapered shape is suitable for making a pendant or a ring.
Weight: 1.16 ct Length: 8.17 mmWidth: 5.89 mmHeight: 3.14 mmOrigin: Natural, Sri Lanka (Ceylon)Clarity: EC/SI TYPE II (from eye clean to slightly included)Gemmologist’s notes: Microscope analysis revealed indication of heating, very common in natural sapphires