This unusual unheated sapphire is a gorgeous combination of both pink and violet–a rare and unique combination. The dominant overall color in daylight is a medium violet, but you can see the zone of pink in the hand, just less prominently than the photo shows. Under incandescent light the color shifts to more uniform lavender-pink hue. The gem has excellent clarity, with just a tiny amount of natural rutile silk present. The high clarity makes this a very bright and scintillating gemstone in the hand.
This sapphire is faceted in the classic diamond round brilliant design, optimized for sapphire and cut to “hearts and arrows” precision. It weighs 0.68 carats and measures 5.2 x 3.3 mm. It would make an amazing center stone for a beautiful engagement ring!