Corundum v. Sapphire

Corundum v. Sapphire

Regular price $11,200.00
SKU:40762
Locality: Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Dimensions: 5.7 x 2.3 x 2.1 cm

Sri Lanka's Ratnapura gem district has been known for hundreds of years for it's superb sapphire crystals, as well as crystals of many other valuable gem minerals. Large, uncut crystals of the quality are this almost 6-centimeter specimen are very rare on the market today, however. This is a choice large sapphire with excellent deep blue color and facet-quality areas, and is quite well-formed considering these are all from alluvial occurences. An exceptional gem crystal from the Proctor Family Trust Collection.

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