Sapphire

Sapphire

Sapphire - all gem-quality corundum that is not red is called sapphire. Variation in colour, due to the iron and titanium impurities, spans many shades, but the most valuable is blue. Good quality sapphire is found in Burma, Sri Lanka and India. The best Indian sapphire is cornflower blue, and found in Kashmir. Sapphire from Thailand, Australia and Nigeria is dark blue and may appear nearly black. Montana ( USA) produces sapphire of an attractive metallic blue. Sapphire is also colourless, green pink and yellow. Blue sapphire brings gifts of fulfillment, joy, prosperity and inner peace into one's life.