Corundum (Var: Sapphire)
Ratnapura, Ratnapura District, Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka
Small Cabinet, 6.0 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm
A very rare yellow sapphire of unusual size! It is extremely fine, and is transparent to translucent throughout. It is, notably, a complete-all-around crystal but here is the good thing beyond that - many of these larger alluvial sapphires show obvious signs of being rounded and worn but this one is relatively very SHARP with good crystal faces and just a few slight inconsequential dings. 6 x 2.7 x 1.5 cm