Doubly terminated Sapphire xls

Ratnapura, Sri Lanka
Thumbnail, 1.8 x 0.6 x 0.5 cm (largest) (2 Pieces)
Start Time: 03/25/2009 7:15:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 04/02/2009 8:10:20 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A gorgeous and dramatic 2-piece sapphire deal from the famous mines of Sri Lanka and the Irv Brown Thumbnail Collection. Both sapphires are pristine, doubly terminated, gemmy and lustrous. The blue one is a beautiful, light sky-blue and the complimentary/contrasting yellow one has intense striations, that the blue one lacks. A striking and desirable pair. These are classic Ratnapura crystals. You do not see very many of these on the market anymore. Very representatvie of the species and locality. 8.48 carats. Valued $900

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