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Sapphire is the non-red variety of corundum, the second hardest natural mineral known. Sapphire jewelry gets its name from the Latin word "sapphiru" or blue. Ancient Persians associated the blue of sapphire with the sky and the heaven and believed that the blue color of the sky came from the reflection of sapphires on earth. The finest and most rare sapphires are the cornflower blue sapphires from Kashmir.
Sapphire jewelry colors are very attractive. Sapphires come in many other colors such as pink, purple, orange, yellow, gold and green. These colors are known as fancy sapphires. Sapphires are well known by the public as blue, but can be nearly any color. The blue color is the most popular, but orange-pink, golden, white, and even black are interesting to the gem trade. Sapphire is associated with truth, honesty and faithfulness.
The rarity and natural beauty of colored gemstones have intrigued and inspired us for thousands of years. Virtually every culture throughout history has valued colored gemstones as objects of personal adornment and as symbols of wealth and status.
Sapphire is the birthstone for August. Each woman will be
grateful to have a wonderful sapphire jewelry piece in this
beautiful month. Sapphire jewelry has always been an excellent
choice of stone for engagement ring jewelry. Special gemstones
have been linked to dates of birth for centuries.
Sapphire jewelry will bring years of wearing pleasure with proper care and cleaning - and occasional inspection by a professional jeweler. Use soapy water solutions or commercially available cleaning solvents. While mechanical cleaners are generally safe, avoid these if your stone is heavily included.
In today's world of constantly evolving technology, the passion that sapphire jewelry masters demonstrate for the quality of their workmanship is a powerful human resource. Sapphire jewelry gift is one of the tangible ways to show that certain someone how you love and appreciate. Make her day with a gift of beautiful sapphire jewelry.
Colored gemstones are found in all of the colors that the human eye is capable of seeing, which makes them an essential part of every stylish wardrobe. The range of sizes and shapes is also practically limitless. Think about the basic items that you wear and build from your colored gemstone wardrobe and focus on the clothing items that you wear most of the time and figure out which colored gemstones will best complement your clothing and hair style.
Accent the golden or red highlights in your hair with yellow sapphire, golden beryl or citrine. Sapphire jewelry will play an increasingly important role when you complement and build your personal jewelry wardrobe the same way you build your clothes wardrobe.