Pink sapphire belongs to the mineral species ‘Corundum’. The mineral corundum is composed only of aluminum and oxygen, and it requires a growth environment that is free of silicon. The Shades of Pink Sapphire may Range from Light tinge of Pink to Dark Pink. Too Dark shad of Pink, that becomes Red, is called ‘Ruby’. Ruby is the special name given to Red-Sapphire.
Pink sapphires may come from a variety of exotic sources including Madagascar, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Australia. Pink Sapphire are considered Rare and Exotic. It is one of the Best stones for Gem Collectors and Jewellery Enthusiasts.
Pink Sapphire Properties
- Hardness: 9 (Moh’s scale of hardness)
- Optic Character: Anisotropic
- Refractive Index (RI): 1.760 – 1.778.
- Birefringence: 0.007 – 0.010.
- Specific gravity: 3.99 – 4.01.
Inclusions in Natural Pink Sapphire
It has inclusions like included crystals, Zircon halos, Rutile needles, Rutile silk etc. These inclusions in the stone clearly indicate its natural origin. Pink Sapphires Sources
In present times, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) has been a major source of Pink Sapphire Gemstones. Bangkok (Thailand) Sapphires are slightly heated to enhance their color & transparency. First-Degree treatment or Slight heating in Sapphires is considered acceptable by trade people as well as the astrologers. Any other Treatment or enhancement is not acceptable in Sapphires.
Shubh Gems directly imports sapphires from Sri Lanka mines. Due to our unique Mine-to-Market concept, we are able to offer the widest range of sapphires to our customers at the best price. We offer the wide range of Bangkok (Thailand sapphires) too.
Pink Sapphire Gemstone Price
Pricing of Sapphires depends majorly on its: Color, Transparency, Lustre and Cutting (symmetry). A Good Quality Pink Sapphire should have Proper colour without any other interfering colour-tinge. There should be good transparency in the stone to allow light and energy to pass through. It should have a Good Lustre along with symmetrical cutting. The Popular shapes of Pink Sapphires are Oval and Cushion shape. Pink sapphire is one of the most expensive and rare gemstone but when you buy Pink Sapphire online, you may get to see attractive deals and cheap prices. If you get Pink sapphire at cheap rates than you should be cautious. Chances are that if you are getting a cheap Pink Sapphire online then it might be just an Artificial, Treated or ‘Used’ gemstone. A Gem Quality Natural Pink Sapphire stone Price range starts at around Rs 5000 per carat in India (as per the current year 2017 market trend). If you see a cheaper deal online then you have to be cautious. While wearing Pink Sapphire for the astrological purpose, one must ensure that the stone should not have Cracks, Black Spots or any other dosh in the stone.
How to Buy Pink Sapphire Gemstone?
ShubhGems deals in Certified Natural Sapphires which are best for astrological purpose. We carefully include only those stones in our inventory, which are free from any astrological dosh and which have power to give you the best results. To enjoy the benefits of sapphires, Buy Certified Sapphires online now at www.shubhgems.in or call us at +91-8010555111 for assistance. You can also visit our exclusive store in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi. We deliver our products all over the world. We provide Free shipping across India.Enjoy our secure and Fast Payment options and safe delivery services. When you buy Sapphires, always ask for Laboratory Report which provides details about the Authenticity, Origin and Treatments (if present).
Customized Sapphire Rings, Pendants& Jewellery
We also make Customized Sapphire Rings and Pendants on order as per your design & requirement.
Where to Buy Sapphire?
Shubh Gems offers a wide range of Certified Natural Sapphire Stones and jewellery. Visit Shubh Gems exclusive outlet atLajpat Nagar, Delhi or Buy Sapphires online at www.shubhgems.in. Shipping Free all over India. Call for details at +91-8010-555-111