AGTA Certified Unheated White Emerald Cut Sapphire - 7.47 cts - One of Our Best
A stunning emerald step cut on this transparent white sapphire from Ceylon. Light silk inclusions don't take away from the breathtaking beauty of this sapphire from Ceylon. Certified by the AGTA as natural and untreated.
gemstone (or gemstone that is part of this piece of
gemstone jewelry) has NOT been enhanced by
traditional heat treatment or any other known enhancement
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treated is for the
analyzed by a lab.
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judgment with any
Untreated gemstones are rare and should be verified by a lab independent of the seller. A good rule of thumb is to always assume a gemstone has been enhanced, unless valid certification from a reputable laboratory is available. No one that sells jewelry or gems should be doing appraisals, certifications, or analysis. It should always be an independent third party with no vested interest in the sale.?>
GIA Type 2 Clarity Chart
VVS Very Very Slightly Included - Minor inclusions
VS Very Slightly Included - Noticeable to Minor
SI1 Slightly Included - Noticeable to OBVIOUS
SI2 Slightly Included 2 - Obvious to Prominent
I1 Included 1 - Prominent - moderate effect on appearance or durability
I2 Included 2 - Prominent - severe effect on appearance & durability
I3 Included 3 - Prominent - severe effect on beauty, transparency & durability
Type 2 Colored Gemstones by their nature have natural inclusions. (Inclusions are the norm) This includes gems such as Andalusite, Crysoberyl, Alexandrite, Corundum (i.e. Sapphire and Ruby), Garnet, Peridot, Quartz, Amethyst, Citrine, Ametrine, Spinel, Tourmaline and Zircon.