W2596 A Victorian Brooch
W976 A Pink Sapphire Bracelet
W2489 A Yellow Sappire Ring
The word sapphire is derived from the Greek word 'sappheiros' - which translates as 'precious stone'.
The sapphire is a member of the Corundum (aluminium oxide) family.
The prevalent colour of sapphires is blue, although sapphires have a variety of colours ranging from violet, blue, green to red and orange.
The largest known star sapphire is the Star of India at 563 carats!