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WILLS Knowledge ~ Sunset, rare pink light Padparadscha

WILLS Knowledge ~ Sunset, rare pink light Padparadscha


Padparadscha, which amazed the gem industry when it was first discovered, is a pink-orange gemstone in the sapphire family. However, for it to be independently named "Padparadscha", it must have extraordinary abilities. In addition to the scarcity of natural production, the evaluation standards are also very strict, so it is also known as the "one in 50,000 miracle".

In 2018 , Princess Eugenie , the second daughter of Prince Andrew of the British royal family and the eighth heir to the throne, and the wealthy businessman Jack Brooksbank announced their marriage. As can be seen in the official engagement photos, the engagement ring worn by Princess Eugenie was set with a pajama. Padparadscha Sapphire , the ring emits a pink-orange light after this pink gem ring appears. It immediately became a hot topic in the international jewelry industry.

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Princess Eugenie 's engagement ring features an oval Padparadscha Sapphire with orange-pink luster as the protagonist, surrounded by a circle of white diamonds. This unique pink-hued sapphire is named Padparadscha Sapphire in Ceylonese . It originates from the Ceylonese language and means " lotus " , symbolizing purity and nobility . Considered sacred. Its color is light orange with pink, like the color of sunset. Bring out a romantic feeling of deep affection and righteousness.

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Generally speaking, to be called Padparadscha , it must first have both pink and orange tones. GIA believes that Padparadscha color should be limited to light to medium pinkish-orange to orangey-pink,

Sapphires reaching Padparadscha hue [Image source: GIA]

Some oranges with dark brown tones, even medium brown tones of orange and deep orange-red corundum, do not meet this definition. Only color-stable orange-pink sapphires can be called Padparadscha .

Non-Padparadscha, brownish orange sapphire [Image source: GIA]

Padparadscha belongs to a branch of the sapphire family, and its output is extremely rare. According to research, the mineral reserves of Padparadscha are only 1% of sapphires . The scarcity of mineral resources is comparable to that of pigeon blood red, which is the rarest in the world. Therefore, the collection value is quite high. Sri Lanka is a famous gemstone kingdom, and Padparadscha ranks first among all gemstones and enjoys the reputation of "national stone". It is enough to prove the important status of Padparadscha . In recent years, major international famous jewelry brands have adopted Padparadscha for theme design.

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