Gem type : natural yellow sapphire. Measurements : 8.80 x 6.28 x 3.40 mm approx. Use : can be used in mounting in rings or pendants.
Measurements and weight are close approximations. The sapphire is one of the three gem-varieties of corundum, the other two being ruby (defined as corundum in a shade of red) and padparadscha (a pinkish orange variety). Although blue and yellow is their most well-known color, sapphires may also be colorless and are found in many colors including shades of gray and black. The cost of natural sapphires varies depending on their color, clarity, size, cut, and overall quality as well as their geographic origin.Significant sapphire deposits are found in sri lanka, eastern australia, thailand, china (shandong), madagascar, east africa, and in north america in a few locations, mostly in montana. Sapphire and rubies are often found in the same geographic environment, but one of the gems is usually more abundant in any of the sites. Send us an etsy convo and we shall get back to you. This item is made of sapphire.