• ten gemstones rarer than diamond -kashmir sapphire

    Sapphire – Natural, Faceted, Blue, 4.49 ct

    Once thought to be a Sri Lankan sapphire, this Kashmir sapphire traveled the world in the pocket of renowned gemologist Alan Hodgkinson as a part of his teaching collection. After it was discovered to be a prized Kashmir, confirmed by two gemological laboratories, it became a part of the Somewhere in the Rainbow collection. 4.49-ct cushion-cut Kashmir sapphire, courtesy Shelly Sergent, Somewhere in the Rainbow collection.

    Article: Ten Gemstones Rarer than Diamond

    Credit: Somewhere in the Rainbow collection

    GemstoneSapphire, Corundum
    Natural or man madeNatural
    Carat Weight4.49
    Gem StateFaceted