Category Archives: Gem Stones

Alexandrite

Alexandrite www.sampathgems.com Alexandrite is a beryllium, Aluminium Oxide. It is actually a Chrysoberyl which belongs to the Oxide Class of minerals. Alexandrite is named for the former czar of Russia, Alexander II, and was first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, supposedly on the day of his birth. Alexandrite has since been discovered in […]

White Sapphire / 白色蓝宝石

Although blue sapphires are the most coveted, the gem comes in a variety of colors, including gray, black, and the colorless white sapphire. Several countries around the world produce sapphires, including Australia, Thailand, China, Madagascar, and the United States. White sapphires are rare and completely colorless; they look very similar to a diamond. They are […]

Cat’s Eye / 猫眼宝石

Cat’s Eye Cat’s-EyeA variety of chrysoberyl with acicular mineral inclusions oriented in relation to the vertical axis of the chrysoberyl crystal structure capable of producing chatoyancy is identified as cymophane. In its structure these innumerable microscopic needle like inclusions create a silky reflection effect. The solid mineral inclusions some times may not be present but […]

STAR SAPPHIRE / 星 蓝宝石

STAR SAPPHIRE Natural star sapphire is a fabulously beautiful stone. In its properties, star sapphire is a kind of corundum mineral. Such sapphires can also be called star sapphires. In English, their name is “star sapphire”. The peculiarity of these stones is that they possess a beautiful optical property – the effect of asterism. The […]

Padparadscha

Padparadscha AND PINK SAPPHIRE At a word ” sapphire “, in ideas, as a rule, there is an image of a stone of dark blue color. However, sapphires are not always the same. And this exception is absolutely charming. Sapphires, differing from the blue shades (pink, yellow, purple, green, as well as purple and lilac) […]

ALEXANDRITE / 紫翠玉

Alexandrite is a precious stone, a kind of chrysoberyl mineral. This is one of the rarest and most expensive stones in the world. It was first discovered in 1830 in Russia, in the Urals. The name was given to Alexandrite on the occasion of the coming of age of the future tsar of Russia, Alexander […]

Yellow Sapphire / 黄色蓝宝石

YELLOW SAPPHIRE Did you know that in second place in popularity after the blue sapphiresAre the yellow ones? The properties of the yellow sapphire are such that it can be outwardly very similar to the more expensive yellow diamond. Additional similarity between them is achieved by using special types of fences, which are usually cut diamonds. Yellow copies of […]

RUBY / 红宝石

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Ruby is a precious stone, a red variety of corundum mineral. Ruby is by right considered the most expensive red stone after a red diamond. The cost of the best bright red rubies at auctions can reach one million dollars per carat. Among all the […]

SAPPHIRE / 蓝宝石

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Sapphire is a precious stone, a kind of corundum mineral. The classical colors of natural sapphire are light blue and blue. But natural sapphires can also be of almost any color. Yellow and green , pink and violet , black, colorless (white) sapphires are known , as well as polychrome, with the effect […]

Gemstone Information, Facts, Origin, Benefits, Planets

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] RUBY Ruby or Manik is the potent gemstone, often referred to as the King of Gemstones, which correlates with the fact that this gemstone is associated with the most powerful astrological planet, the Sun. This attractive gemstone comes in red color and its hues, such as […]