The Intriguing World of Jewelry Made From Real Blue Sapphire

Sapphire gemstones have long been associated with wisdom. Their striking beauty has won over royalty as well as commoners alike.

Since it can be hard to differentiate between natural sapphires and synthetic or fake ones, it is crucial that individuals learn how to recognize genuine gems.

1. Natural Blue Sapphire

Introduce royal blue sapphire into any piece of jewelry to add an air of sophistication and protect against evil eyes. Having this stone as part of your look has been considered an ancient symbol for power and prestige.

Natural sapphires are rare stones with an extremely hard Mohs scale hardness rating of 9. They are often crafted into jewelry pieces such as rings and earrings for special occasions.

Natural sapphires are more valuable than treated ones for several reasons, the first of which being that a truly untreated gemstone will show no evidence of lines when rotated by a polarizing file compared to synthetic ones, which would show these marks when tested under similar conditions.

2. Natural Pink Sapphire

Sapphires come in various hues of pink - from pale baby pink to vibrant magenta - making them the ideal complement to rose gold settings. Pink sapphires have recently gained in popularity as they resemble pink diamonds and pair beautifully with its hue.

When purchasing a natural sapphire, the two most crucial aspects are color and clarity. You should aim for one with no distracting inclusions that draws the eye away from its beauty. To test this theory, shine a bright light onto the stone under an ultraviolet lamp to look for bubbles; any gem with bubbles likely made of glass.

Keep a sharp eye out for cracks and fissures; an industry standard calls for filling natural sapphire cracks with heat or traditional fillers to create an eye-catching gemstone, creating more appealing yet less costly stones.

3. Natural Purple Sapphire

Purple Sapphires are rare, mystical gemstones with mesmerizing color and deep radiance that is said to stimulate the Third Eye Chakra (Ajna). When placed under moonlight for several hours during a nighttime outing, their creative energies are said to become unleashed.

Natural Purple Sapphire is revered among gem collectors due to its color-shifting properties. This rare subtype of sapphire can appear violet in daylight or fluorescent lighting but reveal distinct purple or blue hues when lit with incandescent lights.

Natural purple sapphires stand out from their blue and pink sapphire counterparts by not needing any heat treatment to display their full range of coloration, making them rarer yet and accounting for their high value per carat.

4. Natural Yellow Sapphire

Sapphire is an iconic gemstone that represents purity and dedication, making it the ideal symbol for gift giving. Blue sapphire jewelry options range from rings and earrings to pendant necklaces.

Natural yellow sapphire stone range in hue from light "Canary Yellow" to golden in hue, although fine intense yellow sapphires are relatively scarce and should be seen as an investment opportunity.

Lab-grown Sapphires can also be a more cost-effective option, while remaining equally beautiful. Beyonce, for instance, wears lab-grown yellow Sapphire rings and bracelets as part of her fashion. She believes these gems help eliminate anxiety while building confidence - plus lab-grown Sapphires can be treated so as to look as natural as possible!

5. Natural Green Sapphire

Sapphire is one of the world's most beloved gemstones, representing wisdom, loyalty and trust as well as encouraging love and restfulness. In the 12th Century it became associated with heaven and God's promise of eternal salvation - leading to widespread usage as an ecclesiastical gemstone in religious jewelry pieces.

Heating can enhance sapphire's luster, making it easier to find and polish. Therefore, when purchasing natural sapphire it should come with a certificate from an independent gemological laboratory verifying there has been no heating.

Sapphires can come in different hues such as pink, yellow, purple and orange (padparadscha), making for a wide range of possibilities when selecting one to wear or use. Corundum sapphires with these unique properties are commonly known as corundum's "chameleons", due to the way their hue changes depending on lighting conditions - with blue under daylight conditions becoming reddish purple under incandescent illumination. The most prized colored-change sapphires being blue during daylight hours while reddish purple under incandescent light conditions.
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