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0.49 Ct. Spinel from Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Item ID: K2446
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Product Details
Item ID:
K2446
Dimensions (MM):
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Length: 4.47
Width: 4.45
Height: 3.28
Weight:
0.49 Ct.
Color:
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Purple
Color intensity:
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Medium Intense
Clarity:
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Slightly Included
Shape:
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Cushion
Cut:
Mixed Brilliant
Enhancements:
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No Enhancement
Origin:
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Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Per carat price:
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$51
Product description

Purple spinel is a captivating gemstone often praised for its rarity and the vibrant range of colors it can exhibit. Unlike some gemstones that have been household names for centuries, spinel has only recently begun to capture the attention it deserves, especially among connoisseurs and collectors. While historically mistaken for ruby or sapphire due to its appearance in royal crowns and regalia, the appreciation for spinel as a distinct and valuable gemstone has grown significantly.
The purple spinel described is an exceptional example of the gem's allure. As a transparent stone at 0.49 carats, it is a suitable size for a variety of jewelry settings. Its meticulously crafted cushion shape not only enhances its brilliance but also emphasizes the depth of its color. The dimensions of this purple spinel—4.47 x 4.45 x 3.28 mm—make it an exquisite gemstone that can be set as a pendant, ring, or part of an elaborate pair of earrings.
Its mixed brilliant cut maximizes the light reflected from within, giving it an eye-catching sparkle that's complemented by its clarity grade of slightly included—suggesting that there are minor internal features visible under magnification but not obvious to the naked eye. This specific purple spinel boasts a medium intense color, presenting a striking balance between subtlety and vibrancy. The meticulous polish of this gemstone highlights its quality and craftsmanship, ensuring that it radiates light beautifully. Originating from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), it carries with it the heritage of one of the world's most renowned sources for sapphires and high-quality gemstones.
For an intricate pair of earrings, imagine this purple spinel as the centerpiece. The earrings would be crafted with attention to detail and precision, ensuring each aspect of the design enhances the natural beauty of the spinels. Around the main gemstone, there might be an array of smaller, perhaps white, diamonds or different colored gemstones, intricately set to compliment the purple hue. The materials used would likely be high-quality metals such as platinum or 18k gold, selected for their durability and luster, which further accentuates the richness of the spinel.
Craftsmanship details would include delicate filigree work, millgrain edges, or pavé settings that display the jeweler's skill and attention to detail, along with a secure backing to ensure that such a precious item is not easily lost. The overall aesthetic appeal of the earrings would be one of elegance and sophistication, presenting the wearer with a luxurious accessory that makes a statement, yet retains class and timelessness—ideal for formal events or as part of an exquisite collection.
These earrings would perfectly embody the emerging popularity of spinel as a premier choice for fine jewelry, capturing the essence of its newfound appreciation among gemstone enthusiasts.

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