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.