Sri Lanka showcases giant natural blue sapphires

sri lanka sapphire

Kabar Medsos – Sri Lanka authorities on Sunday put on show what they said was the world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire, weighing 310 kilograms (683 pounds), which was found in a gem pit about three months ago. Local gemologists, who have examined the sapphire, said it was one of the rarest gems in the world as it weighed more than 300 kilograms (661 pounds). International organizations are yet to certify the precious stone. The sapphire was put on display at the home of one of the gem pit owners…