The color blue holds an endless fascination. From the high dome of the sky to the oceans that cover two-thirds of the globe's surface, blue literally surrounds us. Seen from space, Earth is revealed as a shimmering blue planet. It's little wonder, then, that the breathtaking blue of Sapphire has captured man's imagination from the beginning. Ranging from the deepest midnight to brilliant cornflower blue, Sapphires have long been prized for their intense, velvety color.
The ancients believed that Blue Sapphire - holding in its depths the power of the sea and sky - had influence over the spirit world as well; among its reputed powers was the ability to make peace between warring parties. The calming influence of blue has also made it an enduring symbol for loyalty and trust - one reason that women around the world choose Sapphire for their engagement rings.
Flattering to all skin tones, blue is truly a color for all seasons.
From the soft embrace of pastel pink to the intensely passionate hot pink, no other color has the power to render men weak in the knees as a woman wearing pink. The luster and brilliance of Pink Sapphire speaks to a woman's desire to feel glamorous and feminine.
Hardness 9 Sapphire is rated "excellent" for everyday wear