Description: **SOLD*** A stunning 1.69ct Round Cut Purple Umba Sapphire. This sapphire's dimensions are 6.82 x 3.79 mm.
Its name, Umba Sapphire, means it's from the Umba Valley in Tanzania.
Sapphires are typically thought of as being a blue color. Blue Sapphires belong to a family called Corundum, which it shares with Ruby. "The corundum family also includes so-called 'fancy sapphires.' They come in violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, and intermediate hues" (gia.edu).