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Product ID: LG304S
Certified Natural Purple Ceylon Sapphire
Certified Natural Purple Ceylon Sapphire

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 0.95 ct. oval shape facet Natural Purple Sapphire, transparent, 6.5x4 mm. This certified purple sapphire is a high quality AAA gem and has been certified by the International Gemmological Institute of New York and is dated 11/19/1981. This stone has been in a vault for 24 years. It comes sealed with microfilm. A rare opportunity to own a certified stone at an affordable price.

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Specifications of This Gemstone:

Gemstone species: Sapphire

Treatments: None known

Color: Purple

Clarity: Transparent, AAA, Loop Clean

Carat weight:  0.95 cts

Measurements: 6.5x4 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 to prove this gem's natural origins.

Common Terms Used and Meanings

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.

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About Sapphire

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 anniversary.

Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Sapphire:

Joy, peace, beauty, intuition, prosperity, fulfillment of dreams.

See: Detailed Info on the healing powers of Sapphire

See Also: More detailed description of Sapphire

To learn more on the healing properties of gemstones, please visit our gemstones infocenter: http://www.specialgifts.com/geminfo/gemstoneinfo-home.htm

Estimated Replacement Cost: $2760

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Price: $425.00
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