This gorgeous unheated Ceylon sapphire is colorless–a very rare hue for a sapphire. 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. This sapphire was acquired directly from a mine owner in Sri Lanka and selected for maximum beauty and brilliance. This sapphire is nearly flawless; there appears to be no visible inclusions, even when examined with a 10x loupe.
The sapphire is faceted in a custom trillion design and cut to high precision; the result is a glittering beauty of a gemstone. The sapphire weighs 1.95 carats and measures 8.3 x 8.3 x 4.8 mm. It would make the perfect gem for a unique engagement ring!