Orange Sapphire Education

Orange Sapphire Education

Orange Sapphire, the semi-precious gemstone belonging to the corundum family owe its color to the combination of chromium and iron. The ideal color of this fancy sapphire is often described as the vibrant orange. Orange Sapphires are a rare find in nature from handful sources. These fancy Orange sapphires are adorned by September born as their birthstone.


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Why We Love Orange Sapphire


1

Magnificent Orange

Orange Sapphires are available in nature in countless hues of Orange and are most loved for their magnificent Orange sparkle.

2

Rarity and Durability

Orange Sapphire is a rare fancy color in the family of sapphires making it desirable while the hardness of sapphires grants it longevity.

3

Crystal of Wisdom

Orange sapphire is thought to stimulate higher mind and enhancing intuitive feelings. It also grants stability, good luck and fortune to the wearer.

 

Quality Factors


COLOR

Color

Orange Sapphire color range is quite wide ranging from pastel oranges to vivid orange-red with overtones of yellow. Bright deep colors fetch higher prices.


CLARITY

Clarity

Sapphires tend to have fewer inclusions and the hence the transparent Orange Sapphires should be checked for eye-clean inclusions before buying them.


CUT

Cut

In case of the Orange Sapphires, we are in debt of the cutters who with their skills cut them in different styles and shapes to improve their clarity and color up to an extent.


CARAT WEIGHT

carat

The weight of Orange Sapphires is measured in terms of Carat Weight and usually shortened to Carat or Cts.


 

FAQ’S


How is a Orange Sapphire formed?
  • Orange sapphires are formed in nature during igneous rock transformation.
  • The corundum and iron present in igneous rock, upon cooling can lead to large crystal formation. The size of sapphire depends upon the rate of cooling of magma. 
What is the difference between lab grown and natural Orange Sapphires?
  • Like most of the gemstones, there is an option to choose between natural and lab-created Orange Sapphires.
  • One must not confuse “lab grown” with the “fake”. The replica of the natural gemstone when grown in a lab maintaining the necessary environmental conditions.
  • Orange Sapphires whether natural or lab grown are made from the same base elements and hence are indistinguishable by hardness and physical properties.
Where do Orange Sapphires come from?

Blue Sapphire come from a few specific locations in the world and they being Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Madagascar.

How to take care of Orange Sapphire ring?

Orange Sapphire Ring is quite easy to clean due to their hardness and durability. However, a few things must be kept in mind like avoiding contact of the gemstone with make-up, harsh chemicals, abrasives.
While cleaning the ring take use of lukewarm water and mild cleaning detergent. Soft toothbrush can be used to clean the underside of the Orange Sapphire. Also, the ring must be individually kept to avoid contact with other jewelry to avoid unnecessary scratches.

What is a Orange Sapphire certification?

Orange Sapphires are certified under the norms and regulations of the GIA and hence must be checked before buying the gemstone.

How much can a 1 Carat Orange Sapphire cost?

The price for a single carat Orange sapphire can vary from $1000 to $2000 per carat depending on the quality of the gemstone.

 

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