When thinking of Sapphire, most people immediately think of, and prefer, a blue gemstone. Sapphire is however actually much more than just a blue gem and is found in various colors including, black, blues, browns, colorless, pink, orange, peach, purple, violet, white and yellow. Lighter in color than the Ruby, Pink Sapphires can range from a pale baby pink, to the more valuable bright hot pink, The best Pink Sapphires should be uniform in color with no secondary overtones. The purer the color, the more valuable the Sapphire is considered.
Sapphire is rated at 9 on the Moh's Scale of Hardness and is second only to the Diamond. Sapphires therefore are perfectly suited to all jewelry uses and is a very hard-wearing, durable and versatile gemstone suitable for everyday wear.