Purity of mind, serenity, joy, and peace. Opens the mind to beauty and love. Clears the mind of unwanted thoughts.
anniversary is associated with the modern gift of
Once thought to be owned by Sultan Abdul Hossein Qutub Shah
Blue Sapphire. Named after the family that owns the Gordon's Jewelry stores
Clear Sapphire. Famous for being in New York Times ads for Graff
Blue Sapphire. Found in Sri Lanka. Smithsonian Institute
Blue Sapphire. One of largest cut sapphires in world.
Blue Sapphire. Given by Peter the Great to Augustus the Strong in 1698. Presently in Green Vault, Dresden, Germany.
Red Sapphire. Found in Rubyvale, Queensland, Australia
Blue Sapphire. Found in Burma. Smithsonian Institute.
Blue Sapphire. Found in Sri Lanka. Given by Douglas Fairbanks to wife Mary Pickford. Smithsonian Institute
Star Sapphire. Largest star sapphire in the world. Discovered in Sri Lanka. New York Museum of Natural History
Star Sapphire. Legend says that who ever owns this stone will experience tremendous wealth and good fortune. House of Louis XV
Gem varieties of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide, when it is a colour other than red (ruby). Trace amounts of other elements such as iron, titanium and chromium give corundum their blue, yellow, pink, purple, orange or greenish colour. The most common colour used for gemstones is blue.
Named the official state gem for Queensland in August 1985.