Natural 5.09cts Color-Changing Sapphire
An extremely rare type of sapphire changes color under different types of light. These fancy, color-change sapphires appear blue in natural light, and violet in artificial light. Much of the value of color change sapphires depends on how dramatic this shift in color. Large color change sapphires are extremely rare and are often kept as investments. Sapphires have been collected by kings, maharajahs and discriminating connoisseurs for centuries. All Sapphires are believed to provide wisdom, protection, strength and to bring good fortune to their owners. Color-changing sapphires are said to bestow healing.
This large, especially rare, fancy sapphire has a rich color combination of blue, changing to violet. The oval shape in a brilliant/step cut is very eye clean. This natural gemstone was mined in Ratnapura Sri Lanka, which has been famous for unique fancy sapphires for centuries. It has not been heated and is ready to be carefully placed in the jewelry setting of your choice.