Australia is most famous for opal and diamond, but it is also an important source of sapphire gemstones. In fact, in the early 1980s, Australia was one of the largest commercial-grade sapphire producers in the world. Australian sapphire mainly comes from New South Wales and Queensland and are available in various colors, including yellow, orange, green, pink, violet and blue. Our stock includes both cabochon and faceted Australian sapphires in various cuts, shapes and sizes. Sapphire, has a Mohs hardness
score of 9, second only to diamond, and is one of the most valuable and wearable of all gemstones. Famed for its brilliance and rich blue color, sapphire
gemstones may be used in various jewelry designs, from engagement rings to earrings. Sapphire is every color of corundum except for red, which is ruby. The name corundum comes from the ancient Sanskrit "kuruvindam", while the name "sapphire" comes from the Persian word "safir". Sapphire
is seen as the guardians of love. When given as a gift it enhances love and tunes your spirits to one another. Also, it has been used to banish envy and jealousy as well as promote fidelity in marriage. From this page, you can use our filters at the top or on the left-hand side to find sapphire gems by color, shape, cut and so on. For example, select 'green' to see all of our green sapphire gems. Select 'oval' to see all of our oval sapphire gems. Also filter by single, pairs, lots, faceted gems or cabochons by using the check boxes at the top.