✦ Sapphire Stone

Sapphire gemstone, refers to the mineral Corundum family the same as a ruby stone. 

✦ History:

In ancient times, People from Tamil in the regions of Southeast Asia were found only hard stones, the type of these stones was called Corundum.

✦ Colors:

In addition to light blue and vivid blue tones, sapphires have a very wide palette of colors, they can be transparent, white, yellow, orange, pink, green, black and many more different colors. The rarest color of sapphires is called Padparadscha, which Is the translation from the Sinhala language of the Lotus color. Padparadscha sapphires are extremely rare and are considered to be very precious stones.


✦ Place of origin:

Jammu and Kashmir, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Thailand, USA, India, China, Russia, Australia.

✦ Pricing:

Important facts that affect the pricing are the place of origin, transparency of the stone, and natural color of sapphires that are not refined and not heat-treated. These sapphires are much more appreciated. The most expensive sapphires are mined in Jammu and Kashmir, Myanmar (Burma), in the colors of Vivid blue, Royal blue, Cornflower blue, and of course Sri Lanka Padparadscha Lotus color.


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