Color Types for Padparadscha Sapphire
A brief description of the color types for Padparadscha Sapphire used at AGL Thai Laboratory Gemology.
Padparadscha is a delicate light to medium toned pink-orange to orange-pink hue corundum, originally found in Sri Lanka, but also found in deposits in Vietnam and parts of East Africa. Madagascar and Tanzania. Padparadscha sapphires are rare; natural variety, with no sign of artificial treatment.
The name is derived from the Sanskrit "padma ranga" [padma (lotus); ranga (color), a color akin to the lotus flower (Nelumbo nucifera).
(padparadscha) or 'padparadscha sapphire' can be applied to both unheated and heated; But shall not be applied in the following cases:
(1) If the stone has any colour modifier other than pink or orange.
(2) If the stone has uneven colour, distribution when viewed with unaided eye, table up +/- 30?.
(3) If the stone treated with foreign light element or/an external source.
(4) If the stone has been treated by irradiation, dyed, coated, or painted.
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Light pinkish Orange
Salmon is a range of pale pinkish-orange to light pink colors, named after the color ofsalmon flesh.
Peach is a color that is named for the pale color of the exterior flesh of the peach fruit. Like the color apricot, the color called peach is paler than most actual peach fruits and seems to have been formulated (like the color apricot) primarily to create a pastel palette of colors for interior design. Peach can also be described as a pale, pinkish-yellow.