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Sapphire Purple

about Sapphire Purple

Purple sapphire recieve their color from impurities of iron together with titanium. The colors associated with purple are violet reddish blue, Lavender a pale purple, and purple a color about midway between red and blue. Sapphire known for its durablity and Moh's hardness of 9 make them an excellent choice for any jewelry design. Purple sapphires have a very attractive color and many will appear a blue purple in natural light and change to a more reddish purple in incandescent light. Sapphire is the designated birthstone for September. Purple sapphire also has an advantage in price and sell for less than Blue or pink sapphires. The main sources of purple sapphire are found in Sri Lanka previously known as Ceylon, but are also found in Madagascar, Myanmar once known as Burma, and Thailand. An excellent choice for those who love the color purple and want to create a Heirloom piece of jewelry that may be passed on to future generations.

Purple Color Change Sapphire

Treatment: heat
Origin: Sri Lanka
Hardness: 9
Shape: oval
Clarity: VVS eye clean
Material: corundum
Width: 6mm
Height: 3.9mm
Length: 8mm
Weight: 1.46 carats
Color: Reddish Purple

Beautiful reddish purple color. Excellent cut and polish. VVS eye clean clarity.

Price: SOLD