Tempted By A Pink Sapphire?
For those of you who seek a little originality and an alternative to the blue color, why not let yourself be tempted by a pretty pink sapphire!
From pale pink to deep pink, the pink sapphire has become more and more trendy With a good hardness and a more affordable price it’s the stone of the moment. Like its brother, the blue sapphire, it belongs to the corundum family.
Outside the blue sapphires, whose tone and intensity vary according to the provenance, there is a great variety of colors of sapphires: colorless, pink, orange, yellow, violet, black. The pink sapphire is also beautiful to see, even less included than the blue one and its value is generally lower! As such, pink sapphires are increasingly sought after.
The pink sapphire belongs to the corundum family. Apart from blue sapphires, the tone and intensity vary depending on the source, there are a variety of colors of sapphires: colorless, pink, orange, yellow, purple, black. The other colors of sapphire are likely to be as beautiful and rare – even rarer – than blue but their value is generally lower.
As such the pink sapphires are increasingly sought after.
They come mainly from Sri Lanka, Thailand, Madagascar, Brazil, Africa. To determine the quality of a stone, the color is the most important criterion.
As with other gems, the value of sapphire depends on its purity (inclusions visible color cast or reduce the value) and intensity of its color: it must be strong and sustained, neither too pale nor too dark.
Pink sapphire can be mounted in ring, earrings or pendant.
Saphire has a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale.