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What You Didn't Know About Padparadscha
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"Connoisseurs have long swooned over the mythical hues of padparadscha sapphire. With few jewelry lovers knowing anything about the stone, UK's Princess Eugenie put the spotlight on this winsome treasure in 2018. The rosy tressed royal showed off her engagement ring to adoring fans; a gorgeous padparadscha sapphire surrounded by diamonds...."

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The owner of All That Glitters travels directly to the source where fine Padparadschas are to be found. Many shown are said to be Padparadscha Sapphire, but the color is not correct. Frequently the gems are also VERY shallow since the cutters are seeking to keep as much of the rough as possible, making the gemstone useless for those who seek a beautiful, brilliant gem. Many gems are also seen that are heavily zoned. Others may be so deep, that they look like a ice cream cone (sugar cone) when viewed from the side and all the weight is in the bottom, making a small surface area and not possible to set. So many factors must fall into place before a Sapphire, Pad Sapphire or any gemstone makes it into the All That Glitters Inventory. Due to the high prices of Pads, many sellers claim they have a Pad, but it is typically far from it. If the gemstone is appealing due to the size, color, cutting, clarity and price, we will purchase it and if we feel it is a Padparadscha Sapphire, we will send it to GIA for certing. So far, we have a 100% success rate as GIA has returned Pad Certs for those gems we felt fell into the color description of a Padparadscha Sapphire.

To View All That Glitters Current Inventory of Padparadscha Sapphire, visit our Padparadscha Page:
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We have created our first Padparadscha Sapphire Ring, in 18kt White Gold, Rhodium Plated, surrounded by SI/G-H Full Cut Diamonds, and flanked with Glowing Blue Sapphire and Pad-like Melee. The Padparadscha is GIA Certed too! A super piece with a price to match... To view this new creation, you can visit the following pages:
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