Sapphire Jewellery

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Latest Indian Sapphire Jewellery Designs

Sapphire is a precious gemstone often used in conjunction with Precious Metals to produce Jewellery, its similar to Ruby which is also a variety of Corundum. Sapphire covers all colours except red which is defined as a Ruby. The most common colour that many would associate with Sapphire is Blue but many other colours exist including (but not limited to) yellow, green, orange, purple and violet.

Mohs (Hardness Scale)

This is used to determine the relative hardness of a natural mineral, by determining its ability to visibly scratch another mineral. Sapphire & Ruby being a part of the Corundum mineral has a Mohs Hardness rating of 9 which is 2nd only to Diamond. Care must, therefore, be taken when storing or using this type of Jewellery to avoid damaging other Gemstones such as Topaz.

Notable Sapphires

Just like is the case with Diamonds, many large stunning Sapphires exist Рthese are predominantly mined in Sri Lanka with the largest being called The Star of Adam with an estimated value of between US$100m-300m.

Types of Sapphire Jewellery

Various types of Jewellery are created using precious metals such as Yellow Gold and Sapphires, the most popular designs in India include Earrings, Rings, Necklaces & Bangles.