Pink Sapphire Stone

  1. Pink Sapphire is one of the Fancy color sapphires, like Green, Purple and Padparadscha (Pink – Orange) Sapphires.
  2. Fancy sapphires including Pink Sapphire are very rare and thus highly expensive
  3. Sri Lanka is the main source of best quality Pink Sapphire gemstones.

Pink Sapphire Properties

  1. Hardness: 9 (Moh’s scale of hardness)
  2. Optic Character: Anisotropic
  3. Refractive Index (RI): 1.760 – 1.778.
  4. Birefringence: 0.007 – 0.010.
  5. Specific gravity: 3.99 – 4.01.
  6. Inclusions in Natural Pink Sapphire
  7. 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.

King Start Gems & Jewellery  Gems directly imports sapphires from  Burma,Sri Lanka & Mozambique 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.

Pink Sapphire Price, Facts & Benefits

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.