Sapphire is the non-red assortment of corundum, the second hardest natural mineral known to humankind. The red assortment of corundum is Ruby - all of the colors are called sapphire, even pink.Sapphires are quite well known among the public as being blue, but can be almost any color, even drab. White (or drab but enormous) sapphire would more correctly be called corundum. The blue color is obviously the most well liked color for sapphire but orange-pink, golden, white, and even black have generated much interest in the gem trade. Orientated rutile crystal inclusions set off a six-pointed-star light effect (called asterism) to form the favored Star Sapphire.
Plenty of the best watches have crystal faces made from drab synthetic sapphire - these are very durable and scratch resistant.
Sapphire has long designated truth, truthfulness, and faithfulness. Practice holds that Moses was given the 10 Commandments on tablets of sapphire, making it the most holy gemstone. Sapphires represent divine favor that’s why it is gemstone of kings and High Priests choice.
The English Crown Jewels are full of big blue sapphires, the symbol of pure and wise rulers. Since sapphire designates truthfulness and faithfulness.
It is a good choice for an engagement ring. When Prince Charles selected a sapphire engagement ring for Princess Diana, couples all around the globe were prompted to revive this venerable convention.
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