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|Ring Type:||Prcious Stone Ring||Stone Cut:||Square & Round|
|Celebrate:||Valentine's Day / Birthday / Thanks Giving Day||Ring Size:||US #5, #5.5, #6, #6.5, #7, #7.5, #8|
Natural Sapphire Eternity Ring Solid Gold Precious Stone Jewelry
Sapphire Weight: 1.179ct
3-4mm in Diameter
18K White Gold Band
High Polish Finish
Weights 2.104-2.320 Grams
Stone of Prosperity
Sapphire is the second hardest crystal that Mother Earth has given us. Second only to the Diamond. Many of the large Sapphire deposits are literally the remains of metamorphic or igneous veins of granite and marble weathered away into stream beds and mountain valleys. Sapphire being stronger than granite or marble survive the weathering and large amounts of the gemstone are simply gathered from gem gravels in Burma, Thailand, Australia, North America, Brazil, Kashmir and Africa.
Sapphire’s beauty and enduring strength historically made it quite popular as a talisman among royalty. Legend tells us that medieval kings wore the stone not only to protect themselves from harm, but also to prevent jealousy among their court. A Sapphire worn to the signing of a treaty was believed to ensure a true reconciliation and prevent further bloodshed.
Sapphire is a corundum, all corundum that is not colored red (which is Ruby) is referred to as Sapphire; although the name generally eludes to the stone which is a dark shade of blue.
There are but trace amounts of minerals which separate this crystal into different gemstones. Corundum is an aluminum oxide crystal that became included with a variety of minerals to produce a rainbow of colors. Chromium will turn the crystal red, classifying it as a Ruby.
The treasured blues come from Titanium and Iron, Iron alone produces yellows, often times referred to as Oriental Topaz. Titanium and Iron combinations can also result in greens, while all three elements unbelievably create a purple crystal. A rare and popular Padparadscha Sapphire gets is pinkish orange hues from a mixture of Chromium and Iron. A white Sapphire is perfectly clear with no inclusions whatsoever.
Sapphire was used as protection from the evil eye as well as to reflect harmful or evil spells back to the sender. Legend tells us that Magicians were known to utilize the gemstones to enhance and direct their magical powers, that Alchemists associated the Sapphire with the element of air, and Mystics in India gave it the affiliation with Saturn, believing it to be a portal to the heavenly realms.
Sapphires may be used to open oneself up to receive heavenly messages as well as aiding one in clarifying the specific meaning of the messages received. When used during meditation Sapphire may assist one find hidden potential, and sharpen the vision of one’s life work, it will help one to concentrate and to clear a mental path so that the journey may begin.
Sapphires can help one work to achieve material dreams and desires, as well as sustain wealth once it is acquired. It will also be of assistance in keeping a balanced perspective, allowing one to better organize the thought processes, ensuring continued success as one’s material situation evolves. Said to attract gifts of all kinds and to bring general prosperity.
Helping to promote fair play and loyalty amongst partners and employees, as well as bring about correct conclusions to potentially unjust situations, when one is in the right. The yellow sapphire is a wonderful and gentle for working through lingering wounds of childhood abuse, providing a protective golden shield during the healing process and allowing for safe expression of the words required to release the pain.