1.15-Carat Light Yellow Ceylon Sapphire

$550.00

A beautiful light yellow heated Ceylon sapphire in a Portuguese round design, 1.15 carats.

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This lovely heated Ceylon sapphire is a bright light yellow color.  Sri Lanka (formerly called Ceylon) is famous for its gemstones, especially sapphires.  The government has maintained regulation over mining to prevent large-scale environmentally destructive mining from occurring, encouraging small-scale artisanal mining.  The same applies to their gem cutting industry, with many small artisanal gem cutters working in the country, often having done so for generations within a family.

This sapphire is very clean and has been heated to improve the clarity. The sapphire was faceted in Sri Lanka in a Portuguese-style round and is well cut.  The gem weighs 1.15 carats and measures 6.5 x 3.6 mm.  It would make the perfect gem for a unique engagement ring!

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