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The Radiant Discovery of a 166 CT Golden Yellow Sapphire

Updated: Feb 19

About Yellow Sapphire:

A momentous discovery unfolded in the sun-drenched mines of Sri Lanka, where nature's treasures lay hidden beneath the earth's embrace. Beneath layers of earth and rock emerged a breathtaking 166-carat Natural Golden Colored Yellow Sapphire, a gem that seemed to hold the very essence of sunlight within its vibrant hues.

This magnificent gem belonged to the illustrious Sapphire family, known for its remarkable hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale.


Radiance Unearthed

The gemologists at Benqubi marveled at the gem's size and purity. Its golden color, reminiscent of a sunlit field, whispered tales of the earth's ancient processes. With careful consideration of its mineral composition and the enduring legacy of the Sapphire family, Benqubi Gems recognized the potential for this extraordinary gem to become a showpiece of unparalleled beauty. Comprising mineral composites that accentuated its brilliance, the Yellow Sapphire promised to be a radiant addition to the illustrious collection of Benqubi Gems.



Crafting Brilliance from a Singular Stone

The journey of the 166-carat Golden Colored Yellow Sapphire took an intriguing turn as Benqubi Gems embarked on the delicate cutting and polishing process. We employed meticulous precision to transform the singular stone into two magnificent gem pieces weighing 34 and 25 carats, respectively.

Through skillful craftsmanship, the gemologists sought to enhance the inherent beauty of the Yellow Sapphire, allowing it to radiate with an even more captivating brilliance. Each cut was a testament to the dedication and artistry that defines Benqubi Gems.

The Artistry of Crafting Brilliance from a Singular Stone

The journey of the 166-carat Golden Colored Yellow Sapphire took an intriguing turn as Benqubi Gems embarked on the delicate cutting and polishing process. We employed meticulous precision to transform the singular stone into two magnificent gem pieces weighing 34 and 25 carats, respectively.

Through skillful craftsmanship, the gemologists sought to enhance the inherent beauty of the Yellow Sapphire, allowing it to radiate with an even more captivating brilliance. Each cut was a testament to the dedication and artistry that defines Benqubi Gems.


Sowing Process

Gemstone sowing is meticulous. High-quality seeds are selected, examined, cut, shaped, and polished to reveal their beauty. Skilled artisans enhance color and clarity, creating a masterpiece reflecting artistry and dedication.


Cutting Process

Gemstone cutting is a skilled craft that transforms raw stones into stunning jewels. Lapidaries select and mark the stone to determine the desired shape. Then, precision tools like saws, grinders, and lasers are used to cut and create facets that enhance the gem's brilliance, color, and clarity. The cutting and polishing stages refine the gemstone's appearance to perfection, resulting in a finely crafted jewel that showcases the artistry and precision of gem cutting.


Polishing and Ready for Sale

Skilled artisans use diamond powders and polishing wheels to refine the gem's surface after cutting. A thorough inspection follows to check for imperfections, visual appeal, color consistency, and transparency. The gem is then sold as a loose gemstone or in jewelry, with its value determined by its cut, color, clarity, and carat weight.





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