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Color Change Sapphire

about Color Change Sapphire

Color Change Sapphire is sometimes referred to as Alexandrite-Like Sapphire in the trade.
TYPE-2-usually eye clean with some inclusions under magnification.
Color should be checked in daylight (fluorescent) and incandescent light for color change. Color ranges from blue to violet (day-light) and bluish purple to strongly purplish red (incandescent light). There is a very rare color change sapphire that changes from green to a brownish red too. Sapphire is a very durable gemstone and has a hardness of 9 on the Moh's scale second only to diamond. Sapphire is an excellent choice for all types of jewelry. The color change sapphire would be something special that very few are fortunate to own. Sapphire is the designated birthstone for September.
 

Color change sapphire

Treatment: heat
Origin: Sri Lanka
Hardness: 9
Shape: Oval brilliant step cut
Clarity: VVS- Almost Loupe Clean
Material: Corundum
Width: 5mm
Height: 3.5mm
Length: 7mm
Weight: 1.13 carats
Color: Blue Purple daylight/ Reddish Purple Incandescent light


Beautiful blue purple in daylight to a reddish purple in incandescent light. Good cut and polish. VVS, almost loupe clean. This add shows the gem shot in daylight showing the gem in its Blue purple mode. The adjacent add shows the same gem under incandescent light showing the gem in its reddish purple mode.

Price: On Sale. Was $1,017.00
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