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Birthstone of the Month – Sapphire

Birthstone of the Month – Sapphire

Sapphire Why We Love This Gemstone Sapphires come in every color except red, which earn the classification of rubies instead. Trace elements like iron, titanium, chromium, copper, and magnesium give naturally colorless corundum a tint of blue, yellow, purple, orange or green, respectively. Sapphires in any color but blue are called “fancies.” Pink sapphires tow a fine line between ruby…

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Gemstones

Gemstones

Ruby Ruby is distinguished for its bright red color, being the most famed and fabled red gemstone. Beside for its bright color, it is a most desirable gem due to its hardness, durability, luster, and rarity. Transparent rubies of large sizes are even rarer than Diamonds. Ruby is the red variety of the mineral Corundum. Sapphire, the other gem variety…

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