Several years ago, a beautiful array of fancy color sapphires began coming from Illakaka, Madagascar, and you may know that I am a HUGE fan of this material. This gorgeous, unheated lavender/blue is unusually large for this location. To maximize utilization of the precious rough, a custom step-cut shield design was created, having an oversized culet facet. This semi-portrait style of cutting has become very popular in recent years. This price per ct. is exceptionally low for such a large Illakaka sapphire as well, particularly one that is unheated.
3.11 ct. Lavender/Blue Sapphire
Gem ID: SAP591 Origin: Ilakaka, Madagascar Weight: 3.11 ct. Size: 11.79 x 8.09 mm Clarity*: SI Treatments: None (unheated)