This sapphire is a pleasing light blue color, and was faceted in the United States. It does have some bars running through the middle of the gemstone. It is not zoning, but some type of parallel veiling that is visible when viewed up close. For this reason, we have discounted this gem from its retail appraisal. This sapphire is perfect for a ring or small pendant.
This gemstone comes with an estimated retail appraisal of $800. For further information on the various types of appraisals, including the difference between estimated retail and insurance appraisals, please see our section describing the various types of appraisals.