Do you know that the word “Padparadscha” is derived from a Sanskrit term ‘padma raga’ which means the color of lotus flower. The gemstone was first mined in Sri Lanka and is a gemstone variety of mineral corundum, and this type of gem belongs to the family of sapphires. This pinkish-orange, GRS certified and cushion cut Natural Padparadscha is the rarest of all the colors of sapphires, and is believed that this gemstone is the most durable. This gem is from Madagascar and is a heated gem therefore, it is very affordable. So, no wait just place your order now.