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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sapphire

Sapphire is a gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide It is typically ... The 423-carat (84.6 g) Logan sapphire in the National Museum of Natural History, in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest faceted gem-quality ...

www.gia.edu/sapphire-history-lore

During the Middle Ages, the clergy wore blue sapphires to symbolize Heaven, and ordinary folks thought the gem attracted heavenly blessings. In other times ...

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Learn all there is to know about sapphire in our collection of information about this beautiful blue stone. Read about the cultural and religious history of sapphire , ...

www.gemsociety.org/article/history-legend-sapphire-gems-yore

Beautiful blue colors and the star stone effect have influenced sapphire symbolism ... Keep in mind that many historical references to sapphires, including the ...

www.americangemsociety.org/en/sapphire-history

September's birthstone, the sapphire, has been popular since the Middle Ages. Back then, the celestial blue color of this gem symbolized heaven and attracted ...

www.bernardine.com/gemstones/sapphire.htm

See the birthstone tables for additional references to this stone. Sapphire is given as a gem for the 5th, 23rd and 45th wedding anniversaries while a star ...

www.birthdaygems.org/history-of-birthstones/history-of-sapphires.htm

History of Sapphires! Jewels & Gemstones! Check out this site providing facts and information about the History of Sapphires. Fascinating facts and info about ...

www.topazery.com/gemstone-history.htm

Sapphires, Emeralds, and Rubies. After diamonds, a few gemstones remain some of the most popular among both jewelers and jewelry aficionados: sapphires, ...

www.thenaturalsapphirecompany.com/blog/the-history-of-sapphire-engagement-rings

Sep 10, 2008 ... Want to know more about the History of Sapphire Engagement Rings? ... As a result, engagement rings with colored gemstones were more ...

www.gemselect.com/gem-info/sapphire/sapphire-info.php

Dec 23, 2006 ... Sapphire Gemstone Information: Sapphire has a Mohs hardness of 9. It is one of the ... About Sapphire - History and Introduction. Sapphire is a ...