A beautiful old gem…, this sapphire has been hidden away from any jewelry intervention for a good number of decades. Was just sent for gemological analysis and was graded as heated Ceylonese (Sri Lanka) origin and is currently offered for sale as a loose gem or a bespoke jeweled journey.
This gem possesses a beautiful rich blue color, the kind that makes us humans tick when we look at such deep clear crystal material.
We estimate this sapphire was fashioned around the first half of 20th century and it displays a beautiful brilliant crown with an old-world step faceting styled pavilion, its wide cushiony shape categorizes this gem as a real classic old cut gem.
This sapphire possesses some minor internal inclusions which are visible in certain directions when light hits it. It’s an identification mark positively esthetic to the eyes.
Transparent with some unique inclusion that play the lights in certain positions
Beautiful rich blue with lots of visual depth
8.45 x 7.24 x 4.82 mm
Cushion mixed cut (brilliant crown/step pavilion)
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GIA report: 5221721902