Sapphire with amazing colors is used in jewellery and for other
decorative purposes. Sapphire is one of the hardest stones made of
corundum. Being the hardest stone it is quite suitable for jewellery
making. All non-red varieties of corundum are known as sapphire. Each
exquisite color of sapphire
looks brilliant in jewellery articles. Blue sapphire is very well
known all over the world and widely used in jewellery. Because of
this reason some people think that sapphire comes in only blue color.
Sapphire used in sapphire jewellery may be natural or lab created
sapphire. Pink sapphire,
golden, and even black are adored by people and preferred for jewellery.
Sapphires are found in many places including Ceylon, Thailand,
Australia, Burma, Africa, Brazil, North Carolina, and China.
Sapphires are popular from Sri Lanka and India, and are also found in
Tanzania and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. The different varieties of
sapphire includes; Kashmir
Sapphire also known as Cornflower Sapphire and it has a lovely
velvety-blue color, Star sapphire, Padparadschah which is of
orange-pink color, Color Changing Sapphire; it exhibits different
colors in natural and artificial light, Bi-colored Sapphire; this
type of sapphire has more than one color, Cat's Eye Sapphire, Fancy
Sapphire; this variety includes all non-blue colors of sapphire and
the Verneuil Sapphire ; these are the synthetic or laboratory-grown
Sapphire is the birthstone of September. This beautiful stone is
representative of truth and sincerity. It has special powers to bring
good luck and good fortune to its wearer and also protects him or her
from evil spirits. Sapphire is very popular because of the meanings
attached to it. Different colors of sapphire
are used in rings, earrings, bracelets and pendants. When set in
silver metal, sapphire looks incredible.
Multi colored sapphire ring looks stunning, pink colored sapphire is
very precious and gives a very sophisticated look. Most of the blue
sapphire jewellery is prepared in sterling silver or white gold. The
lovely blue sapphire
ring in white gold is perfect for anniversaries and engagements.
Yellow sapphire looks stunning in yellow gold. Sapphire can be
combined with other stones like diamonds and other colored gemstones.
These combinations make jewellery articles like rings, earrings,
bracelets, anklets, nose rings, toe rings and other items more
beautiful and attractive.
Sapphire is a tough and durable gem, but it needs to be appropriately
cared for as it is subject to chipping off and fracture if not
handled properly. White or colorless sapphire is amazing. This white
stone resembles a diamond and can have different beautiful cuts and
they are as durable and hard as diamonds. Sapphire is a highly
resistant metal and cleaning of sapphire
jewelry is very simple. To clean a sapphire
ring in a tub and then add mild dishwashing liquid to the water.
Place your sapphire jewels in the solution and soak from ten to
twenty minutes. After the time is over, remove the jewellery from the
cleaning solution and clean the stones with a soft cloth or
toothbrush and finally rinse the jewellery with warm water and dry it
before storing. Always store your sapphire
jewelry in a cool place and avoid heat and high temperature.