A large spinel with a deep purple colour, which would sit well in a pendant or an impressive ring. The stone was cut by hand and has a great lustre.
This is a very good price for a stone of this size and quality.
Spinel is a hard and durable gemstone so it is well-suited for jewellery that will be worn on a daily basis. It is the affordable alternative to sapphire or ruby and can often match its more expensive relations in terms of beauty.
This gem was responsibly mined in the Nivithigala region of Sri Lanka. It is guaranteed 100% natural and untreated.
Colour – Purple
Type – Spinel
Quantity – 1
Weight – 1.92ct
Dimension – 8.5 x 7 x 3.5 mm (approx)
Shape / Cut – Oval
Source – Sri Lanka
Enhancements – None
Birthstone – N/A
Nineteen48 brings you ethical gemstones from known sources in Sri Lanka, including gems from our own mines.
Why would you buy a gemstone from Nineteen48?
Putting it simply, there are 3 reasons – quality, ethics and charity.
Most importantly, you are guaranteed a high quality product. We offer the best Sri Lankan gemstones at very competitive prices.
Furthermore, if you care about how your gemstones are sourced then we can reassure you that our stones are ethically mined with the minimum of impact on the environment.
Lastly, every gem you buy helps a good cause, because we commit to donating 25% of our net profits to charitable causes in Sri Lanka.
So maybe the question should be - Why wouldn't you buy a gemstone from Nineteen48?
If you would like us to help you find the perfect gemstone then contact us today.