This beautiful unheated Montana sapphire is a pale lavender–an uncommon color in the Montana gems. I rarely have sapphires in emerald cuts because it requires very high clarity, and the shape of the crystals is rarely suited to an emerald cut. This sapphire has very good clarity for an unheated Montana gem; while there is a very light amount of silk, its not easily visible in the hand without a 10x loupe. There’s also a tiny feather tucked off in one corner, but its also not visible with a loupe, and would be hidden under a prong when set.
This sapphire was faceted in a classic emerald cut, optimized for sapphire. The result is a sparkling gem weighing 0.87 carats and measuring 5.6 x 4.6 x 3.2 mm. This would make a very unique stone for a one-of-a-kind engagement ring!