Insert cut natural blue sapphire. Stone Negrey.Cleanliness is good. No defects.( Spots on the stone from water,due to the large increase)
Sapphire is one of the most beautiful of gemstones since ancient times. Many people hear the name of the stone, represent the mineral blue shade, but sapphires are not just blue.
Sapphire and its history
People the sapphires has been known since ancient times, the ancient people who lived in South-East Asia, found unusual solid stones, which received the name of "corundum", which became the basis for modern jewelry term — Korund. Precious varieties of corundum are called sapphires, all except red, the stone most people know under the name ruby. Where did the word "sapphire"? On this account there are several versions, there is a Greek word with a similar sound, which means the stone is blue. Another point of view says that the name "sapphire" is a modified Babylonian "Cipru" — scratching that is suitable to stone, given its hardness. In Russia, the mineral has long been known as Yakhont azure.
The mineral has a rich palette of shades, which includes a variety of colors, although the most famous is, of course, sapphire blue, which represent the majority of people, hearing the name of the stone. Depending on the shade, chemical composition, and hence properties of the stone are slightly different.
Like other gemstones, the sapphire has a specific magical properties. The stone is considered a symbol of chastity, purity of intention, the embodiment of all good features of human nature. It makes a person better spiritually. It is sometimes recommended to wear sapphire to the children that they grew up good people. Sapphire may be protected from deception, others lies and intrigue. Helps to recognize the intentions of ill-wishers. It is believed that the stone helps people who practice the magic he reveals psychic powers, improves the contact with the subtle world. The mineral helps to calm down, to recover. too strong emotions. Violent people will be helpful from time to time to wear sapphire. The stone can serve as a good talisman for creative people, helping them to capture and keep the inspiration.