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Sapphire

sapphire

Physical Properties

Sapphire is part of the corundum family (as is ruby) and comes in colours of blue, green, yellow, pink and colourless. They can produce exceptional fine and rare gemstones. Some stones are bi coloured or exhibit colour zoning. Corundum gets its colours from metal oxide impurities. The silk found in sapphires is caused by titanium oxide growing within the stone. These can produce star stones. Corundum is found worldwide in igneous and metamorphic rocks or as waterworn pebbles in alluvial deposits. Crystals are often psuedo hexagonal.
Chemical composition: Aluminium oxide.
Crystal structure: Trigonal.
Hardness: 9

Metaphysical Properties and Crystal Healing

Sapphire strengthens heart and kidneys, stimulates the pituitary gland, thereby aiding entire glandular system, aligns body, mind, spirit, stimulates psychic abilities, clarity and inspiration.Creative expression, loyalty, love, opens connection with higher Self and spirit guides, strengthens will, expands cosmic awareness, dispels confusion, giving clarity and inspiration, enhancing will power and faith in judgement.

In Astrology

S Sapphire is vey popular in Astrology. Over the ages it has listed as associated with various zodiac signs and planets as follows:
Sapphire is the Traditional Birthstone of Taurus and in the 12 tribes of Israel it is the stone of the tribe of Issachar which is also linked to Taurus.
Sapphire is the Mystical Birthstone of the zodiac sign Gemini.
Sapphire is one of the Traditional Birthstones of Virgo and also Virgo's Ayurvedic Birthstone.
The star sign Libra has sapphire listed as both its Traditional and Modern Birthstone.
Sapphire is also associated with the star sign Capricorn. The 17th century Christian astrologer William Lilly associated blue Sapphire with the planet Venus and sapphire in general with the planet Saturn.
The famous mineralogist George Frederick Kunz in his 20th century book 'The Curious Lore of Precious Stones' associated yellow Sapphire with Mercury, and blue Sapphire with Jupiter.
Sapphire has also been linked with the planet Neptune.

7 Chakras

Yellow Sapphire activates Manipura - the Solar Plexus Chakra ( 3 ) and Blue Sapphire activates Vishuddha, the Throat Chakra ( 5 ).






Blue Sapphire Crystal 007

Blue Sapphire Crystal 007

A natural blue transparent yet heavily inclued sapphire crystal. From the Peter Kleiner Collection. Weight 14.33 ct Dimensions: 2.5 x 0.7 x 0.9 cm

£37.00

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Included Sapphire Crystal 002

Included Sapphire Crystal 002

Charming gemmy transparent sapphire crystal with inclusions. It's a clear white crystal yet the inclusions give it an almost yellow olive tinge, Very...

£36.00

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Milky Sapphire Crystal 003

Milky Sapphire Crystal 003

Beautifully formed milky sapphire crystal, almost white, semi opaque. Natural, unheated. 5.15 ct. Location: Sri Lanka. Dimensions: 1.8 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm.

£15.00

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Pale Lilac Blue Sapphire Crystal 005

Pale Lilac Blue Sapphire Crystal 005

Gemmy pale lilac to pale blue sapphire crystal. Natural, unheated. 4.29 ct. Location: Sri Lanka. Dimensions: 1.5 x 0.6 cm.

£22.00

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Purple Pink Sapphire on Matrix 003

Purple Pink Sapphire on Matrix 003

Pink to purple sapphire crystal on matrix. Opaque to semi transparant crystals that have a slight colour change in artificial light. Location: North...

£45.00

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Purple Sapphires on Matrix 001

Purple Sapphires on Matrix 001

Four purple sapphire crystals on matrix. The crystals exhibit a very slight colour change towards pink in artificial light. Opaque to semi...

£65.00

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Sapphire Crystal

Sapphire Crystal

Large sapphire crystal, doubly terminated. Colour: Brown red to a violet blue showing a slight colour change under daylight or artificial light....

£9.00

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Sapphire Crystal 001

Sapphire Crystal 001

Semi opaque to trasparent and gemmy sapphire crystal. Natural, unheated. 6.41 ct. Location: Sri Lanka. Dimensions: 1.6 x 0.7 x 0.6 cm.

£24.00

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Sapphire Crystal 004

Sapphire Crystal 004

Lovely small slightly bent sapphire crystal. Natural, unheated. 1.76 ct. Location: Sri Lanka. Dimensions: 1.5 x 0.3 cm.

£7.00

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