Thursday, June 6, 2013
Ruby and Sapphire
Corundum is a crystalline rock-forming mineral. It is the third hardest mineral known with diamond and moissanite being the only minerals with a greater hardness. It serves as the index mineral with a hardness of nine on the Mohs Hardness Scale. It is used as gemstones varieties, Rubies and sapphires that are famous throughout the world.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Good Luck Gem
At first only the blue variety was called Sapphire. Today corundums of gemstone quality of all colors except red are called Sapphire. The most desired color is cornflower-blue. Sapphires are powerful gems commonly worn in jewelry, it can bless the wearer with immense good luck.
Monday, June 3, 2013
Fine Ceylon Sapphire
Many minerals form beautiful crystals and historically gems have been divided into precious and semiprecious classes. There are a number of semiprecious gems, many of them are very beautiful, but Diamonds, Rubies and Sapphires continue to qualify as "precious." Blue Sapphire is the most precious, valuable and beautiful gemstone in the World. Ceylon Sapphire stands for its beauty and most fine sapphire on the market today comes from Sri Lanka.
Beautiful gemstones available today is the Spinel
Spinel has long been found in the Gem-Bearing gravels of Sri Lanka and one of the most beautiful gemstones available today. Spinel is the magnesium aluminum member of the minerals. It is a gemstone that comes in a variety of colors and usually associate with Rubies. Fine red Spinel is actually close to the Ruby of equal color.