Sapphire (Greek: σάπφειρος; sappheiros, 'blue stone', itself perhaps derived from
Sanskrit ... Blue sapphires with up to 15% violet or purple are ...
Sapphire is the most precious and valuable blue gemstone. ... different gemstone
to identify the sapphire was misleading, and these names are no longer used. ...
Some Sapphire gemstones may even be multicolored such as purple and blue.
Sapphire is one of the Big 3 of jewelry colored gemstones—the other two are
ruby ... Pink sapphires range from red to purple with weak to vivid color saturation
In antiquity, any blue stone such as lazurite, was called Sapphire. ... Sapphires (
Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tanzania, Colombia, and others) exhibit a reddish or violet-
red tint under .... Herve Nicolas Lazzarelli, Blue Chart Gem Identification (2010).
This debate extends to real sapphires, some of the most precious gemstones
around but ... Blue in natural light, but changes to purple under artificial light.
Everything you ever wanted to know about sapphire gems. Find value guidelines
... Purple Sapphire, to 2 carats, 2 carats plus .... Identifying Kashmir Sapphire.
The Darling Gemstone Sapphires have been the darling gemstone of the ...
stone's color either blue, slight green, strong green, slight purple, or strong purple
Mar 9, 2016 ... How to differentiate synthetic and natural sapphire by Ashutosh Roy A ... The
challenge in Synthetic gemstone is how closest it can hold the ... Testing
laboratories use different methodologies to identify the synthetics ones.
Separating look-alike gems with a magnet. ... An Effective Tool and Method for
Gem Identification ... Purple Sapphire (Weak) & Rhodolite Garnet (Picks Up).
Learn how to value and judge a natural gemstone by its photo and online. ...
When looking at images of natural purple sapphire on the web one quickly
realizes that they can ..... They are most important since they determine the