This dark blue sapphire shows two shades of blue, one more vivid in the center of the gem and darker at the ends, its behavior under light is good, both in incandescent light and under natural light, it is a dark blue sapphire full of sparkles and life. Its elongated oval cut will be very beautiful in any piece of jewelry. This sapphire is ideal for those looking for untreated gemstones of any kind at a good price.
WEIGHT : 1.52 ct
SIZE : 7.39 * 5.12 * 4.44 mm
SHAPE : Oval
COLOR : 22. (B) Blue
TONE : 7. Dark
SATURATION : 3. Very Slightly Brownish / Grayish
CLARITY GRADE : Slight
CUT GRADE : Good
TREATMENT : Untreated - Unheated
HARDNESS : 9
Inclusions type : Angular growth zoning with fine texture clouds. Silk Rutile.
Sapphire is the birthstones for September. It is the zodiacal stone of Taurus and the gemstone for the fifth wedding anniversary. It symbolizes noble qualities, such as wisdom, loyalty, greatness, etc.
Two types of sapphires are used in Vedic astrology: the yellow sapphire corresponds to the planet Jupiter and the blue sapphire is related to Saturn.
Sapphires are the blue gemological variety of corundums. Sapphires, Rubies and Emeralds form one of the most important groups in terms of colored stones.
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MdMaya Gems uses the following clarity scale when grading gemstones.
Setting aside translucent and opaque gemstones, the first classification to take into account is:
EYE CLEAN: Appears clean to the unaided eye. (Type 1, 2 and 3)
Type 1: Minute inclusions difficult to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Minor inclusions easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 3: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 1: Minor inclusions somewhat easy to see with the unaided eye.
Type 2: Noticeable inclusions apparent to the unaided eye.
Type 3: Obvious inclusions very apparent to the unaided eye.
HEAVILY included: prominent inclusions that have a negative effect on appearance or durability.
SEVERELY INCLUDED: prominent inclusions that have a severe effect on appearance or durability or both. (Type 1, 2 and 3).
All our gemstones have been analyzed by a qualified gemologist. Each precious stone comes with a gemological certificate to guarantee its authenticity, as well as describing its unique characteristics.
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The photographs of the inclusions, if any, are a distinctive sign NATURAL origin.
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