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A created sapphire is a sapphire made in a laboratory. Lab-created sapphires have the same mineral composition as naturally occurring sapphires, but they are much more affordable. More »

Sapphire represents loyalty, compassion and love as well as sympathy, friendship and constancy. It is also a gemstone that symbolizes integrity, wisdom and strength. The gem also invokes royalty and has been used in heal... More »

Sapphire is a very valuable blue gemstone, but it can take on a variety of colors, including white, yellow, pink and green. It is made from a colorless mineral called corundum, but this mineral contains trace elements su... More »

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Examine a sapphire under strong light with a jeweler's loupe to look for scratches, bubbles and light reflections that indicate the stone's origins. If in doubt, a certified gemologist can give a definitive answer as to ... More »

According to Jewelry Notes, a black sapphire is a type of sapphire that has a nearly opaque appearance. While the stone itself is blue, it's so dark that it absorbs all light entering it, resulting in the appearance of a... More »

Sapphire represents loyalty, compassion and love as well as sympathy, friendship and constancy. It is also a gemstone that symbolizes integrity, wisdom and strength. The gem also invokes royalty and has been used in heal... More »

Sapphire is a very valuable blue gemstone, but it can take on a variety of colors, including white, yellow, pink and green. It is made from a colorless mineral called corundum, but this mineral contains trace elements su... More »