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What Does Sapphire Represent?

November 12, 2022

If you’re looking at sapphire and diamond rings in Australia, you already know that sapphires are one of the rarest stones and as such, command a high price. In addition to being beautiful, they have a rich history and a longstanding connection to royalty. Because of this, people have long considered sapphire a good stone for engagement rings. In this article, we are going to investigate what sapphire represents.

What Is Sapphire Used For?

Sapphire has many applications that differ from community to community. It’s mostly used in engagement rings and other pieces of jewellery, but it’s also believed to be a stone that can help provide mental clarity by allowing you to become more aware of your thoughts and responsibilities. 

The deep blue colour has also been linked to bringing about divine power and prophecy; some societies also believe that sapphire brings good fortune and protection from evil.

What Is Sapphire Blue?

Telling if a sapphire is real isn’t always easy because it comes in so many shades of blue, and other fancy colours! The dominant blue colour is attributed to deposits of iron and titanium, which are present during its formation—the more these two properties are present during formation, the deeper the blue. The presence of other properties, like chromium, results in different hues. 

Sapphires also appear in other colours such as red, pink, yellow, green, and purple. The rarer the colour of a sapphire, the higher the price it commands.

How Much Is a Blue Sapphire?

Several factors affect the price of blue sapphire. Sapphires can cost anywhere between $25 to tens of thousands of dollars per carat. The most dominant factor when setting the price of blue sapphire is the stone’s quality.

Which Is the Most Famous Blue Sapphire?

The increased popularity of sapphires can be partially attributed to appearances on celebrities. In 2010, Prince William set forward a major jewellery trend when he gave Catherine Middleton a royal heirloom–the sapphire from Lady Diana’s engagement ring–estimated to cost $300,000.

In Summary

Sapphire is one of the most beautiful precious stones across the globe, and, beauty aside, it holds cultural and spiritual significance around the world. Whatever reason you’re drawn to this stone, you can rest assured that the right one for you or your partner is out there–and we’re ready to help you find it!

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