SAPPHIRE, THE SEPTEMBER STONE
Sapphire is the stone for September babies. When most people think of a sapphire necklace they think of blue. Of course, the most popular hue of sapphire is blue! Sapphire comes in many shades of blue, from light to dark. However, a darker shade of blue is often the most coveted and hence the most expensive. However, sapphire stones occurs in almost all the colors of the rainbow.
Sapphire ranges widely in terms of quality. If you are fond of sapphire stones but don’t want to spend a lot, we can help!
Interestingly, the cost of sapphire not only depends on color. It depends on other factors as well. For example, sapphires with good clarity costs more. Also natural sapphires are often costlier than lab-produced. In addition to that heated or non-heated is also a major deciding factor.
Did you know that sapphire is used as a polishing tool? Yes, it’s true! Sapphire is the second hardest gem after diamond. It ranks nine on the Mohs scale. Some biblical translations suggest that the tablets of the Ten Commandments were made of sapphire. So strong that even a hammer could not break them. Instead, the hammer would break.
Most sapphires are faceted. However, they can also come in a cabochon. The cabochon style is great for star, as it helps a star-like appearance that moves with the stone. There are two very famous star sapphires. The Star of India and the Star of Asia.
BENEFITS OF WEARING SAPPHIRE
Ancient kings and queens wore sapphire as a symbol of love, wisdom, and faith. Sapphire symbolizes September. It symbolizes telling the truth and doing all the things you said you would do.
SAPPHIRE NECKLACES AT SHOP LC
Shop LC is very excited to show you it’s an amazing sapphire necklace collection. We are sure you will love the collection as much as we do!