, with its Mohs hardness
of 9, second only to diamond
, is one of the most valuable and wearable of all gemstones. Famed for its brilliance and rich blue color, sapphire actually occurs in a wide range of colors, including yellow, green and pink. In fact, 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". Sapphires are seen as the guardians of love. When given as a gift they enhance love and tune your spirits to one another. Also, sapphires have been used to banish envy and jealousy as well as promote fidelity in marriage. Pink is one of the most coveted colors in fine sapphire. From this page, you can use our filters at the top or on the left-hand side to find pink sapphire gems by shape, cut, origin and so on. Choose from single gems, matched pairs or lots by using the check boxes.