Birthstone Month December - Light Sapphire
Are you looking for a particular gift for the birthstone month December? Light sapphire is the gemstone for this
The sapphire is also given on the 45th and 65th wedding
We hope these suggestions will help you...
Look for a bookmark to go with the book you have decided to buy. You may not be able to get one with real
sapphires, but there are plenty that have light blue colored stones which might be a suitable gift.
Books that have sapphire in the title make a good gift. Amongst the many titles there should be one to suit the
person you are buying for.
Look out for DVDs with sapphire in the title. The author or an actor may have the name Sapphire.
Sapphire Colored Pens
Pens come in all colors and there are a number that can be purchased in various shades of sapphire. Pick the
type of pen that will suit the person receiving the gift.
Birthstone Month December - Light Sapphire Jewelry
There are some very pretty pieces of jewelry to choose from. Look for the pale blue colored sapphire jewelry
which includes pendants, earrings and rings. Create your own to make it a more personal gift.
Light Sapphire Cuff Links
Find a pair of light sapphire cuff links. Maybe purchase a tie pin to go with them.
Sapphire Colored Vases
Find a light blue colored vase. Many styles to choose from including glass, china and pottery.
Purchase a bouquet of flowers in pale blues. The pale blue against the dark green foliage looks very
CDs with Sapphire
Look out for titles that have sapphire in them. There are a few to choose from. Although most are audio
Facts about Sapphire
Sapphires are formed from a mineral known as corundum, the single-crystal form of aluminum oxide. It can be
found naturally as gemstones or may be manufactured in large crystal balls for a variety of applications.
Sapphire includes any gemstone varieties of the mineral corundum excluding the red ruby.
Sapphire is most commonly blue but also occurs as green, orange, pink, purple, yellow, green, color shift and
white. A sapphire colored orange-red is sometimes called a padparadsha.
Sapphires have a hardness of 9.0 on the Mohs scale and are perfect for faceted gemstones.
Blue sapphires come in a wide range of shades of blue. Titanium and iron inclusions within the aluminum oxide
are responsible for the various shades of blue. Some stones do not contain much titanium and iron so show tones of
grey. Almost all sapphires are heated to a temperature of 3000 °C to give the stone a better color.
Traditionally most sapphires have been mined in Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Myanmar.
The sapphire is the traditional gift for the 45th wedding anniversary. With the blue sapphire celebrating the
65th wedding anniversary.
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