The star of this exquisite ring is a stunning Padparadscha sapphire, the rarest of all sapphires. Weighing 5.61 carats, this intriguing jewel displays the superb pinkish-orange color for which these stones are so coveted. Encircled by approximately 1.97 carats of diamonds in its platinum and 18K gold setting, this magnificent jewel is certified by American Gemological Laboratories as a natural Paparadscha sapphire, and completely free of any heat or clarity enhancements, making it one of nature’s true treasures. The Padparadscha sapphire is the rarest and most valuable of all sapphires. Stones of the highest quality and color were mined in Sri Lanka. Exhibiting an intoxicating pinkish-orange hue, their vibrant color is described as being a marriage between the delicate lotus blossom and the glow of a sunset.