Sapphire

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Corundum Information : History & Facts

~ CORUNDUMS ( Ruby & Sapphire )

~ RUBY

~ Mohs hardness scale of 9 & closest to the diamond for hardness

~ Only the red Corundum is referred to as Ruby and all other colors in this gemstone group are referred to as Sapphires

~ Rubies are rarer than the Sapphire and typically more expensive

~ Common localities are Burma , Africa & Thailand and many found in crytal shapes

~ July birthstone , 15th & 40th anniversary and Zodiac sign of Capricorn

~ Typically heat treated when the rough is lighter to produce strong colours in the finished gem


~ SAPPHIRE

~ Mohs hardness scale of 9

~ September birthstone & 5th, 23rd and 45th wedding anniversary stone and Zodiac signs of Pisces , Taurus , Virgo and Sagittarius

~ Found in Burma , Africa , South America etc. and can have common crystal shapes

~ A favorite gemstone by consumers with the most expensive being

~ The natural orange pink Padparascha often referred to as a Pad Sapphire

~ The Star , Cat's Eye & color change sapphires are other types

~ Typically heat treated when the rough is lighter to produce strong colours in the finished gem



Agate ~~ Amethyst ~~ Apatite ~~ Aquamarine ~~ Beryl ~~ Carnelian
Chalcedony ~~ Chrysoprase ~~ Citrine ~~ Diopside ~~ Drusy ~~ Emerald
Garnet ~~ Opal ~~ Peridot ~~ Rhodochrosite ~~ Ruby ~~ Sapphire
Spinel ~~ Tanzanite ~~ Topaz ~~ Tourmaline ~~ Turquoise ~~ Zircon
Feldspar ~ Fluorite ~ Jade ~ Jasper ~ Lapis ~ Larimar ~ Sugilite ~ Quartz

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