Blue Sapphire from Mozambique with a unique hexagonal shape which is thicker on one side, and thinner on another.
This is a beautiful hexagonal crystal with a uniform colour and irregular shape. The crystal is blue with hints of light grey and deep red. There is a red undertone, which is apparent when the crystal is viewed under a bright light. The crystal is also a unique piece which fluoresces under a blue light! Take a look at the picture attached to see it glow a bright red.
This crystal goes from thicker to thinner in the place that another crystal left a key or contact point.
Dimensions: 2.2 cm (0.86”) x 2.8 cm (1.1”) x 0.4cm (0.15”) thick
Weight: 14.16 grams
A record keeper on a sapphire is a raised, perfect triangle which occurs very rarely in nature. This formation can be seen when studying the crystal in a bright light, and is said to open up the bearer of the crystal to knowledge and ancient wisdom.
Mozambique and Zimbabwe share a long border. The minerals go back and forth.
When looking for minerals in Africa often business can happen in a sitting room or the back seat of a car. These sapphires were purchased in a sitting room from a kind old lady with the face of someone who has seen things.
Nharo Africa has been in the business of finding rare and beautiful crystals from Africa since 2002!