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1.06 Ct. Spinel from Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Item ID: K2365
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$53
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Product Details
Item ID:
K2365
Dimensions (MM):
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Length: 6.91
Width: 5.06
Height: 3.84
Weight:
1.06 Ct.
Color:
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Purple
Color intensity:
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Medium
Clarity:
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Very Slightly Included
Shape:
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Emerald Cut
Cut:
Emerald Cut
Enhancements:
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No Enhancement
Origin:
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Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Per carat price:
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$50
Product description

Spinel gemstones have been gaining popularity over the years among collectors and jewelry enthusiasts alike. They are especially sought after for their wide range of colors, durability, and the fact that they are generally untreated—unlike many other gemstones which are often enhanced. Colors can vary from vibrant reds and pinks to softer lavender and purple hues, like the one you've described.
The described gemstone, a transparent 1.06 carat purple spinel, is a beautiful example of the variety available within this type. Its emerald cut enhances its natural brilliance and showcases the stone’s clarity. The dimensions of 6.91 x 5.06 x 3.84 mm make it a sizeable stone that would be a striking centerpiece in a variety of jewelry settings. The very slightly included clarity grade implies minimal internal inclusions, which are hard to detect with the naked eye, emphasizing the stone's overall clarity and purity.
The emerald cut is known to highlight a gemstone's clarity, enhance its color, and provide a classic aesthetic that is both elegant and modern. The purple spinel's medium color intensity offers a rich yet subtle hue that is sophisticated and versatile. The excellent polish on the gem ensures it reflects light beautifully, maximizing its luster.
As for the Ceylon origin, Sri Lanka is historically famous for producing some of the finest gemstones in the world. Ceylon spinels are particularly prized for their quality and color saturation, making this purple spinel both a valuable and a culturally rich piece.
Now, let’s imagine a pair of earrings designed around these beautiful spinels. Picture a pair of intricately crafted 18-karat white gold dangle earrings, each featuring a central 1.06 carat Ceylon purple spinel like the one described. Above each of these center stones, imagine a cascade of smaller, round-cut diamonds set in a pavé configuration which trails up the earlobe, adding sparkle and drawing the eye upward.
The craftsmanship of the earrings involves careful setting of each spinel within a secure four-prong setting that allows light to enter from all sides, enhancing the stone's natural brilliance. A halo of micro-pavé set diamonds encircles each purple spinel, providing a contrasting brilliance that highlights the central stone’s rich, purple color.
Hanging elegantly from the ear, the earrings are balanced so that the movement is fluid, and the spinel catches the light with every turn of the head. The overall aesthetic is one of timeless elegance, bridging the gap between classic and contemporary design. The earrings would be ideal for formal events, adding a touch of sophistication and color to an evening gown, or could serve as a unique and luxurious statement piece in a professional setting.
The allure of these earrings is not only in their exceptional design and the quality of the gemstones and materials used but also in their exclusivity, showcasing gemstones that are truly unique in their origin and natural beauty.

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