Exotic padparadscha sapphire has the ethereal orange-pink color of the sacred lotus blossom. This rare and coveted sapphire is the symbol of peace and enlightenment. Chatham’s lab-grown padparadscha sapphires have the lovely classic lotus color and pure clarity seen in only the best of mined gems.MORE ABOUT Padparadscha Sapphires >>
About Padparadscha Sapphires
In a world where most people think that sapphires only come in blue, the padparadscha sapphire is an exotic rarity. Named after the Sinhalese word for lotus blossom, padparadscha have a color that is in between pink and orange, a color seen in the lotus. It’s a sunrise or sunset color, with both orange and red hues reflecting in its facets in a bewitching way.
Sapphires are the gems of fidelity, honesty, and truth. Padparadscha sapphire is a symbol of purity, beauty, and enlightenment.
True padparadscha sapphire is much more rare and valuable than blue sapphire. It has all of sapphire’s strength and brilliance, making it a beautiful alternative to blue for engagement rings, birthstones and anniversary gems.
Sapphire is most common in oval and cushion shapes. Other shapes may be difficult to find in sizes above a carat. They are durable and easy to care for with a hardness second to only diamond.