Padparadscha Sapphire 1.19 cts GRS Certified


SKU 703

Identification: Natural Padparadscha

• Carat: 1.19 cts

• Shape: oval

• Measures: 7.67 x 6.10 x 3.01 mm

• Color: orange-pink

• Cut: modified brilliant/step

• Origin: Madagascar

• Treatment: Heated

• GRS certified

SKU 703
In Sinhalese, Padparadscha means 'Lotus Blossom' and the term has come from the word Padmarag in Sanskrit, meaning 'one having the colour of a lotus. This 1.19 cts GRS Certified Padparadscha Sapphire is a gem variety of the mineral corundum. A Padparadscha is a sapphire that contains trace elements of chromium and iron, which provide it its orange-pink color. This oval shape and orange-pink color Padparadscha sapphire gem is the rarest of all colored sapphires, and are precious because of their special color. Also, this Padparadscha sapphire gem measuring 7.67 x 6.10 x 3.01 mm is also very durable, 9 on the Mohs scale to be precise.
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