Sapphire has long been regarded as a symbol of constancy and sincerity. Sapphire bestows innocence, truth and good health, and has traditionally been a popular choice amongst Royalty, often having been used in Engagement Rings as an alternative to Diamonds.
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The highest quality sources of Pink Sapphire are Africa, Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Sapphires from India and Myanmar (Burma), are highly prized for their pure colours and stones from these regions are priced accordingly. They vary from delightful pastel pinks to fancy and intense coloured variations.
Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September.
Sapphire is rated at 9 on the Moh’s Scale of Hardness and is second only to the Diamond in this regard. Sapphires therefore are perfectly suited to all jewellery purposes and are a very hard-wearing, durable and versatile gemstone suitable for everyday wear.
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