This beautiful Montana sapphire is a unique combination of two colors, gold and yellow. The gem shows flashes of the two colors, creating a “particolored” effect. The color was developed by heating the gem in Montana, but no other treatments were made to the gem. The treatment is permanent and stable and not only develops the color, but also improves the clarity. The sapphire has excellent clarity, making it bright and scintillating in the hand. There may be tiny inclusions that are visible with a 10x loupe that are difficult or impossible to see with the naked eye at a normal viewing distance.
This sapphire is faceted in our custom “Orion” brilliant oval design, created and optimized for sapphire; the result is a glittering beauty of a gemstone. It weighs 2.57 carats and measures 8.8 x 7.1 x 5.6 mm. It would make an amazing center stone for a beautiful engagement ring!