Violet Purple Sapphire Gems Sapphire, 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 pink, yellow, green and purple. 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. From this page, you can use our filters at the top or on the left-hand side to find purple sapphire gems by shape, cut, carat weight and so on.
Purple sapphires vary between pale pinkish- and bluish-violet and deep purple. Choose from a wide selection of purple/violet sapphires, including single gems, matching pairs, lots and cabochons. Also available are ready-drilled purple sapphire briolettes in various sizes. Purple sapphire gems combine excellent hardness with superb brilliance, and are ideal for any jewelry type.
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