Sapphire jewelry is a great option that can be worn on different occasions and events due to the various colors sapphire is found in.
The most valuable and expensive sapphires are the color of royal blue whose deposits can be found at Yogo Gulch. Other different colors of sapphires can be found in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Australia, Cambodia, Ceylon, Brazil, India, Africa, United States, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, China and Madagascar. Some deposits of sapphire have also been found in Burma and Kashmir.
If you are thinking about purchasing a bracelet, necklace, earrings, pendants or rings than sapphire is the way to go. The reasons for that are multiple comprising the beautiful cuts, fancy colors and the unique star sapphires. A star sapphire is the rarest kind, containing an unusual tiny needle like insertions which is cut in a cabochon shape to display a dancing six-rayed white star that stretch across the sapphire’s surface. These are considered to be the most beautiful kind of sapphire yet to be found rarely in various countries. Star sapphires make up gorgeous sapphire jewelry on account of their color combination. Sapphires can also be made in laboratory which can be harder to identify than the natural gemstones.
The fancy colors sapphire can be found in are amazing. As a result of several colors, sapphire is considered to be the versatile of all gemstones, giving people a wide range to choose from to make their own sapphire jewelry set.
This gemstone can be found in royal blue color which is considered to be the most valuable color; other colors are violet, orange, yellow, black, white, pink, red, brown, green and even colorless. Women like to mix and match sapphire with other gemstones giving it a sparkly look. The earrings, bracelets, rings, pendants or necklaces made up of colorful sapphires give the benefit to be worn with multiple dresses instead of limiting it to just one dress. Colorful ring bands are now given as a wedding ring following the old ancient tradition which says that this gemstone represents peace, joy, fulfillment and beauty which is a perfect way of saying I love you.
Sapphire jewelry is a fine choice as these gems are hard and durable. According to research the hardness of a sapphire is 9 on the Mohs’ scale; put side by side to diamonds at 10 and turquoise at 5-6. They can be cleaned at home with almost any way with warm, soapy water being the best option. You can also try water with a little ammonia to clean your sapphire jewelry set without taking it to the jewelers. Although if your sapphire jewelry is made of star sapphires or has some sort of a fracture than do not use these cleansing methods otherwise a single blow can shatter the sapphire. Due to solidity sapphire jewelry is a fine preference for daily wear.