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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 ...

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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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Read about the cultural and religious history of sapphire, the physical properties of sapphire, ... Sapphires have been prized as great gemstones since 800BC.

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In differing zodiacal systems, the gemstone covers both Taurus and Gemini. ... Keep in mind that many historical references to sapphires, including the sapphire  ...

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Aug 14, 2017 ... As a symbol of power, strength and wise judgment, you can learn more about the history of this precious gemstone and its famous mentionings ...

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Sapphire, information and description, pictures of sapphires, varieties, legends ... Sapphire is given as a gem for the 5th, 23rd and 45th wedding anniversaries ...

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History of sapphires. ... Sapphires have an esteemed history. Tradition holds that the ... the most relevant diamond, gem and ring buying books and guides.

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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 ...

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Aug 29, 2017 ... Throughout history various cultures have attributed mystical powers to ... It features an 18-carat oval blue sapphire surrounded by diamonds.