Orange Sapphire & Diamonds 18K Gold Men Band Brush Finish
A beautiful band for him. This gorgeous ring features a collection of cherry picked Orange Natural Sapphires & Diamonds accented classically on both ends of the ring, giving it a sleek & glossy look. This ring is fashioned in high quality 18K White Gold with a brushed finish.
Why Sapphire though?
• One of the world's top five gems
• Available in all colors
• September Birthstone
• Symbolizes Sincerity, Faithfulness and Wisdom
CENTER STONE DETAILS
|main stone type||Natural Orange Sapphire|
|main stone color||Orange|
|main stone weight||0.68 carats|
|main stone treatment||Heated|
|main stone shape/cut||Round|
SECONDARY GEM & METAL DETAILS
|Stone Type||Natural Diamonds|
|Aprox.total weight||0.68 carats|
|Aprox. Number of Stones||34|
|Metal Type||18K White Gold|
Nature, mother of all natural gemstones, has blessed humanity with an uncountable amount of beauties, and Natural Sapphire is undoubtedly one of the cardinal gemstones celebrated today.
Natural Sapphires are amongst the world's most famous gemstones today, in addition to ruby, emerald and diamonds. This is very acceptable given the endless amount of colours which this gemstone presents.
Natural Sapphires were found thousands of years ago. Back into the First Temple, 957 BCE. Sapphire was part of the twelve most precious stones used in the High Priest's breastplate. To date, nobody knows who the first person to discover sapphire was.
Sapphire derived its name from the Latin word "Sapphiru" which translates into modern English as Blue. Sapphire comes from the mineral Corundum, the same mineral that also produces rubies. While the desired colour of sapphire is blue, sapphire does come in all colours of the rainbow, including Yellow, orange, pink, purple, violet and even intermediate hues. Some rare sapphires do display a phenomenon termed colour change. These sapphires often change colour from blue in daylight fluorescent lighting to even purple under incandescent light. Some natural sapphires can be even black, grey and even brown. Any other colour apart from Blue Sapphire is called Fancy Sapphire.
Since time memorial sapphires have always been associated with dignity, loyalty and is the go-to gem for all royals. Countless sources believed sapphires symbolizes wisdom, luck, virtue and holiness for royals.
When set in an engagement ring, sapphire is said to mean faithfulness and pure sincerity.
The most precious and sought-after blue sapphires are the Cornflower Blue Colour, Royal Blue, and the imperial Kashmir Blue Sapphires.
For Fancy Sapphires, one of the precious colours is the rare Pinkish Orange sapphire knowns as Padparadscha, named from the Sinhalese for Lotus blossom.
NATURAL SAPPHIRE FACTS:
• Mineral: Corundum
• Colour: All Colours except RED
• Refractive Index: 1.762 to 1.770
• Specific gravity: 4.00
• Moh hardness: 9
BIRTHSTONE & ANNIVERSARIES:
Natural Sapphires are the birthstones for September Borns and the perfect gemstone for the 5th and 45th Anniversaires.
Diamonds are one of the most coveted diamonds on the planet. Since olden days, mankind has been enchanted by the unique beauty and infinite shine of this gem. The diamond is the only jewel composed of a single element, carbon, and is known to be the hardest naturally occurring mineral on the earth. Within the earth's crust, this gorgeous gemstone is created under extreme temperatures and pressures. It is a really unique gemstone due to its chemical makeup, structure, and formation process. Diamonds are believed to have first been mined in India approximately 4000 years ago along the banks of the Krishna, Penner, and Godavari rivers. India started trading diamonds as early as the 4th century BC, according to historians. Brazil became a significant source of diamonds in the 18th century. The first major diamond resource in South Africa was discovered in the late 1800s.
Diamonds are nowadays mined in various places of the world. Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Russia, and Canada are some of the most prominent sources. The name diamond comes from the Greek word 'adamas,' which means "invincible" or "indestructible." Diamonds are noted for their incredible hardness, scoring 10 on the Mohs scale. A diamond can only be scratched by another diamond. Diamonds are available in a variety of colors in addition to white. Yellow and brown are the most popular diamonds, while blue, green, orange, and red are the rarest.
Fearlessness, abundance, perfection, and illumination are all attributes associated with diamonds. It is renowned as the 'Stone of Invincibility' due to its unyielding hardness. Diamonds are also believed to bring its wearer triumph and power. Diamonds gemstones are also considered to be the birthstone for those born in the month of April. It is also the gemstone connected with the 60th and 75th wedding anniversaries. This jewel, which is a symbol of purity, love, and eternity, is a favorite center stone for engagement and wedding rings.
Diamonds are available in a variety of hues. Diamonds in the normal color group span from colorless to light yellow to brown. Colorless diamonds are the most expensive and rarest of all of them. There are also 'fancy' diamonds that are less expensive and available in red, pink, yellow, purple, blue, and green. 'Champagne' and 'cognac' diamonds are terms used to describe brown and yellow diamonds. Even the slightest color shift can drastically influence a diamond's value.
The official standard color grading system for diamonds range from 'D' to 'Z'. Diamonds with a Z-K rating have noticeable color and are not very valuable. J-I are almost colorless, with a warm tone that can be detected. H and G are nearly colorless as well. Unless they are compared to a colorless stone, it is difficult to tell what hue these diamonds are. Although F and E appear colorless to the naked eye, an expert gemologist can identify minute amounts of color. D-graded diamonds are colorless, highly rare, and extremely precious.
Diamonds are nowadays mined in various places of the world. Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Russia, and Canada are some of the most prominent sources.
• Mineral: Carbon
• Refractive Index: 2.417
• Specific gravity: 3.52
• Moh hardness: 10
BIRTHSTONE & ANNIVERSARIES:
Diamond is the birthstone for April borns.
Diamond is also the gemstone for the 60th wedding anniversaries.
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