Sapphire is associated with faithfulness, which makes them the ideal choice for engagement rings. Sapphire is known as the stone of wisdom and royalty.
The name Sapphire comes from the Greek word for blue 'Sappheiros' and is the colour referred to when sapphire is mentioned on its own or written without any reference to the colour of the stone.
Sapphire is a variety of corundum that occurs naturally in all colours except red, red corundum is ruby. The word sapphire alone means 'blue sapphire' all other colours use a colour descriptor, for example, ‘yellow sapphire’ or 'pink sapphire'.
With a hardness of 9 on the Mohs' scale of hardness, Sapphire is an extremely durable stone. Diamond is the only gemstone harder than sapphire.
Sapphire is found in different source locations around the world including, Africa, Australia, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam and the USA.
Larger Sapphire stones are sort after by gemstone collectors and investors and occasionally appear in auctions selling at very high prices.
1.33 cts Pink Sapphire Trilliant£532.00
A beautiful Trilliant Cut Pink Sapphire Gemstone, featuring 1.33cts of Natural Pink Sapphire from Sri Lanka, a beauty amongst Precious Stones.
2.15 cts Orangey-Yellow Sapphire£895.00
A Stunning deep yellow-orange Oval cut Sapphire Gemstone, featuring 2.15cts of Natural Orange Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
1.59 cts Purple Sapphire£540.00
A superb rich purple cushion cut Sapphire, featuring 1.59cts of Natural Purple Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
2.56 cts Fancy Sapphire£722.00
A fancy very light purply-pink Sapphire, featuring 2.56cts of Square Cushion Cut Natural Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
2.28 cts Blue Sapphire£456.00
A stunning dark blue Sapphire, featuring 2.28cts of natural dark blue Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
1.89 cts Yellow Sapphire£660.00
A natural Yellow Sapphire, featuring 1.89cts of natural Yellow Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
0.8 cts Blue Sapphire Oval£104.00
A beautiful oval cut blue Sapphire, featuring 0.8cts of stunning blue Sapphire Gemstone from Sri Lanka.
1.53 cts Pink Sapphire£650.00
An Attractive Pink Sapphire trilliant, with a light purplish-pink colour, featuring 1.53cts of natural pink Sapphire from Sri Lanka.
2.79 cts Light Yellow Sapphire£665.00
Light Yellow Sapphire
2.79 carat weight
1.2 cts Sri Lankan Pink Sapphire£500.00
Sri Lankan Pink Sapphire
1.2 carat weight
2.56 cts Golden Sapphire Oval£836.00
Bright Golden-Yellow Sapphire Oval.
2.56 carat weight
1.4 cts Bright Yellow Sapphire£487.00
Bright Yellow Sapphire
1.4 carat weight