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Contrast of shapes in a single ring, combining the geometric particularity of a sapphire trapiche gemstone  with blue blades on snow white color zoning  is extremely rare,  with a pear sapphire with flowing lines.



– 5.70 carat, Blue, Sri Lankan Sapphire pear shape.

– 8.30 carat  translucent cabochon trapiche sapphire from Mogok, Burma , hexagonal in shape. Unpolished and untreated.

The term “trapiche” literally comes from the Spanish word for the six-bladed instrument used to grind sugar cane, as it was in Colombia that they were first found in emeralds one century ago. Trapiche sapphires first appeared on the gem market in. The trapiche word has been incorporated into the universal gemological lexicon to designate this peculiar formation.

The trapiche appears only in gems that crystallise in the hexagonal system: emerald, sapphire, ruby, tourmaline, garnets, quartz, aquamarine….. The gem material grows from each face of the hexagonal crystal into the heart. From the edges between the faces of the crystal, lines of generally black inclusions radiate in the form of six rays.

Like all Rites of Passage jewels, this ring carries its own UUIN (Universale Unique Identifier Number: blockain system) as a tool to provide absolute transparency, authenticity guarantee, traceability and ownership certification.