Sapphires are the best valued and hardest gemstones behind diamonds. The color par
excellence of sapphire is blue; however, we can find it in green, yellow, violet, black or
transparent color as well.
These stones are often used in meditation. They say that its luminosity gives clarity to
the interior of people. It brings peace of mind and helps to have better intuition and
awareness. Sapphires are also known for being the ‘Stones of Prosperity’ because they are a
gift that supposedly frees us from evil thoughts and helps in depressive states
The primary usage of sapphire is mainly associated with jewelry but also with devices
that need laser technology. Also, there are synthetic sapphires that take the bluish color from
titanium and chromium. These artificial ones have been produced jewelry manufacturers
since the beginning of the 20th century in a process called Verneuil; It is challenging to
differentiate the precious stones that are made with this technique from the real ones, only
professional jewelry manufacturers can tell you which one is the real one. The Church has
considered the jewelry with built-in sapphires as the light of God for their blue color. They
have been the most demanded gemstones as a symbol of power. At present, sapphires are
given on the 45th wedding anniversary for representing true and eternal love although they
can be given at any time. Jewelry manufacturers often consider jewelry made of sapphire as a
work of art.
SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION OF SAPPHIRE
Sapphire is a valuable gemstone, an assortment of the mineral corundum, comprising
of aluminum oxide (α-Al2O3) with following measures of components, for example, iron,
titanium, chromium, copper, or magnesium. It is commonly blue, however characteristic
"extravagant" sapphires additionally happen in yellow, purple, orange, and green hues; "parti
sapphires" show at least two hues. The main shading corundum stone that the term sapphire
isn't utilized for is red, which is known as a ruby.
Pink shaded corundum might be either named ruby or sapphire relying upon the
region. Ordinarily, natural sapphires are cut and cleaned into gemstones and worn in gems.
They likewise might be made artificially in labs for mechanical or enriching purposes in
enormous gem boules. In view of the beautiful hardness of sapphires – 9 on the Mohs scale
(the third hardest mineral, after precious stone at 10 and moissanite at 9.5) – sapphires are
additionally utilized in some non-decorative applications, for example, infrared optical parts,
high-toughness windows, wristwatch gems and development direction, and slight electronic
wafers, which are being used as the protecting substrates of particular reason durable state
gadgets, for example, coordinated circuits and GaN-based blue LEDs.
INDUSTRIAL USES OF SAPPHIRE
Sapphires are also used to make objects and protect them, thanks to their hardness.
The first company that used these jewels on their devices was Apple to protect lenses on
mobile cameras or on the start buttons of the iPhones. Other producers are integrating it into
the elements they manufacture such as mobile screens, watch glass or parts of the
development of electronic devices because it has been shown that sapphires are a great
material to resist against bumps and scratches.
JEWELRY MANUFACTURER’S PRODUCT MADE OF SAPPHIRE
If you are interested in sapphire jewelry, check out the sapphire collection by Hong
Factory. Hong Factory is a jewelry manufacturer based in Thailand that produces any types
of jewelry made from various kind of jewels and material. Customer service-wise, this
jewelry manufacturer is second to none. Please check out their collection on