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Unusual piece of sapphire
« on: November 23, 2008, 09:39:41 AM »
This piece turned up in the jigs a while back - did a short post on the blog but it is an unusual piece of sapphire so thought it worth taking another look.

A small, flat piece of sapphire with three distinct colour zones - blue, yellowish/clear and orangy-red.

As this photo shows, it is really a bit too flat to do anything with but good to keep in the collection as one of the more unusual sapphires we have mined over the years.

cheers Leah
« Last Edit: November 23, 2008, 09:48:31 AM by Aussie Sapphire »
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Re: Unusual piece of sapphire
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2008, 10:46:58 PM »
Ah yes, can see it now.
Flat lapped, edge set as a new style nose ring. ;D
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Re: Unusual piece of sapphire
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2008, 09:32:07 AM »
That is a beautiful stone, perhaps you could get it polished and have it set as is in a pendant with a gold rim like a bezel set right around. I think that would look totally awesome and very unique.
And when I make my first million I will purchase it  ;)
Ron and I have an Appointment to do some Laps ;) ;D


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