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From antiquity, the allure of sapphires has made them the
most popular of all colored gemstones. Sapphires remain America’s #1
selling colored gem. Their beauty and mystique continues to enchant buyers
from all over the globe. The prices for fine quality large sapphires can be
higher than that of diamonds.
This is an amazing certified 1.19 ct. Pear
shape facet Natural Top Blue Sapphire, transparent, 9.10 x 6.03 x 3.05 mm.
This certified blue sapphire is a high quality AAA gem and has been
certified by the International Gemological Institute of New York and is
dated 11/19/1981. This stone has been in a vault for 24 years. It comes
sealed. It includes microfilm as well as the original scientific laboratory
certificate that specializes in identification and grading of diamonds and
colored stones. A rare opportunity to own a certified stone at an affordable
Gemstone species: Sapphire
Treatments: None known
Color: Top Blue
Clarity: Transparent, AAA, Loop Clean
Carat weight: 1.19 cts
Measurements: 9.10 x 6.03 x 3.05 mm
Country of origin: Ceylon
What makes this gemstone unique?
This comes with a certificate. This would make a great gem for investment or
for fine jewelry, either way buy with confidence with the microfilm and
certificate to prove this gems natural origins.
Eye Clean – Gems that
are clean to the naked eye.
Loop Clean - No imperfections are visible at 10x magnifications
(a jeweler's loop)
VSI (very slight inclusions) - While these gems have some small
inclusions, they will not diminish the brilliance and beauty of the
gem when set
SI (slight inclusions) - These gems have some inclusions visible
to the naked eye but not to the extent of affecting the brilliance
of the gem.
Included - These gems have some larger and/or many minor
inclusions that somewhat diminish the brilliance of the gem.
Transparent - Transparent gems allow light to pass through them
without diffusing (scattering) the light.
Translucent - Translucent gems allow light to pass through them,
but the light is somewhat diffused (scattered).
Opaque: No light passes through the gemstone.
From time immemorial, the allure of sapphires has
made them the most popular of all colored
gemstones. Sapphires have been linked to royalty and nobility throughout history
and are arguably
the most widely recognized of all colored gemstones. Capitalizing on their
beauty and value, the
modern era has seen blue sapphires become America’s #1 selling colored gem.
Sapphire's beauty and mystique continues to enchant
buyers from all over the world. The prices
for fine quality large sapphires can be higher than diamonds.
Sapphire is the birthstone for September. It is
given as a gem for the 5th, 23rd and 45th
wedding anniversaries while a star sapphire is given on the 65th wedding
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Sapphire:
Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity,
fulfillment of dreams.
Detailed Info on the healing powers of Sapphire
More detailed description of Sapphire
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