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|Dimensions (mm)||4.5 x 4.5 x 2.5mm|
|Weight (carats)||11.85 carats|
natural sapphire parcel as per images
mixed sizes 2.5 to 4.5The Greeks used sapphire to curry favour with the god Apollo and wore it while visiting the Oracle of Delphi. Sapphire is associated with Abraham in the Judeo-Christian tradition and was one of the twelve precious stones incorporated into the breastplate of the High Priest of Israel.Since medieval times, sapphire has been associated with the majesty and tranquility of the heavens. Because they believed it symbolized heaven, clergy in the Middle Ages wore blue sapphires. Kings and queens wore it to attract wealth and for protection. It was thought by many to dispel evil thoughts and to bring peace and amiability to its wearer as well as ward off illness and overcome poisons.It is a varietiey of the mineral corundum, the birthstone for September and modern gift to commemorate a 45th wedding anniversary.
|Mineral Information||Aluminum oxide, corundum group|
|Specific Gravity||3.99 - 4.00|
|Refractive Index||1.766 - 1.774|
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