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    Gemstone: Sapphire - 2.03 Cts.
    Tanzania

    Sapphires are quite an iconic gemstone variety with a lot of cachet. This material is fascinating and makes for the most wonderful cut stones. This 2+ carat example has an intense "royal" blue body color and a great cushion cut with brilliant facets. The stone displays highly saturated color and strong scintillation. The gemstone shows no indications of heat treatment, and the inclusions support that conclusion. There are intersecting and unbroken silk inclusions, as well as natural fingerprints and crystals. The gem is free of visible blemishes resulting in one very good stone.
    Measurements: 7.13 x 7.10 x 5.08 mm, 2.03 cts.

    Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection


    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    April
    14th Tuesday
    Auction Dates
    May
    5th Tuesday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    121 Days
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