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 Post subject: Lab Created Green Sapphires
PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 1:14 pm 
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Greetings!
Does anyone know if there was a specific time period when synthetic green sapphires might have been popular and sold as a stone that might look like or imitate emeralds?
The stone attached tested as Corundum (RI and magnification, etc.) Does it seem that this stone could have been original to the mounting based on style and diamond cuts?
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Katy B


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 Post subject: Re: Lab Created Green Sapphires
PostPosted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:18 pm 
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Hi Katy.
I have a gut feeling that this stone is a replacement. The cutting style is just not right. I would rely on the diamonds and method of manufacture to determine vintage.


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 Post subject: Re: Lab Created Green Sapphires
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Thank you, Barbra.
That is something I was thinking as well. I appreciate the feedback.
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Katy B


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 Post subject: Re: Lab Created Green Sapphires
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I wonder if Arya would know when this variety was developed. It is very difficult to get sapphire in this kind of color, it involves nickel and black magic.

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