Beautiful Center-stone for an engagement Ring.
Heated to enhance Luster and Color The industry standard for Sapphire.
Large Sizes are Rare.
Gem with High Luster and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare.
Refractive Index : 1.759-1.778
Chemical Comp : AL22O3
Density : 4.00
Crystal Group : Hexagonal
The Sapphire belongs to the corundum group with excellent hardness, exceeded only by Diamond the hardest mineral on Earth. The oldest sapphire finds are in Ceylon, or Sri Lanka as it is known today where they are mined from ancient times. Ceylon sapphires are recognised by the luminosity of their light to mid-blue colours. ranging from blue to purple and pink. Top-quality sapphires are extremely rare. Beauty, magnificent colour, transparency, and durability are the main features. Color determines the value of a sapphire. Sri Lanka is known for the finest and the largest sapphires in the world.