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A female given name from the precious stone
a white, yellow, or purple variety of corundum, either clear or translucent
a clear deep blue variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone
a type of South American hummingbird

The blue-chinned sapphire can be found many parts of South America, depending on season.

of a deep blue colour
a deep blue colour

sapphire colour:.

{n} blue precious stone
female given name
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Any humming bird of the genus Hylocharis, native of South America
the celestial gemstone, symbol of truth, sincerity, consistency and faithfulness Layman's knowledge of jewelry does not prepare you for sapphires this varied, this colorful, this unexpected! Umba sapphires from the Umba River Valley in Tanzania and collected an array of colors that is uncannily diverse yet complimentary; periwinkle and mauve, slate blue and taupe, regal purple and the pinkish-orange of the padparadscha sapphire
a light shade of blue
A gemstone of the corundum family, although blue is the color most commonly associated with sapphires, they come in a range of colors from white to orange to green to pink In fact, if a corundum gemstone is red, it is referred to as a ruby, but any other color, including the light pinkish "rubies" in inexpensive jewelry are properly referred to as sapphires Sapphires were first synthesized in the 1920's, so it takes an expert to determine if a sapphire is natural Natural sapphires are sometimes found that exhibit a star effect These can be quite valuable if the star is centered and well-defined, but in 1967 the synthetic Linde Star Sapphire hit the market, and many star sapphires found today are these synthetics
Native alumina or aluminium sesquioxide, Al2O3; corundum; esp
Sapphire is a precious gemstone (a type of corundum) that ranges in color from blue to pink to yellow to green to white to purple (mauve sapphire) to pink-orange (padparadscha sapphire) Six-sided asterisms sometimes occur in star sapphires (caused by inclusions of tiny, thin, parallel needles of rutile) Sapphires are related to rubies Sapphires were once thought to protect the wearer from poisonous creatures Sapphire has a hardness of 9 and a specific gravity of 3 9 - 4 1 Sapphires are often heat treated to improve their color
a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone having the color of a blue sapphire; "sapphire eyes
A precious gemstone that ranges in colour from blue to pink, to yellow to green to a variety of other colours Sapphires are related to rubies and are often heat treated to improve their colours
Synthetic corundum crystal with a hardness second only to diamond Transparent sapphire is used for scratch-proof watch glasses
A single-crystal A12O3 substrate material used in integrated circuits
the blue transparent variety of corundum, highly prized as a gem
A gemstone of corrundum found in a variety of colors The red corrundum is called ruby
a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone
a deep purplish blue color
A gemstone variety of the corundum family Generally all colors of corundum except red (ruby) are called sapphires A R T Precious & Collectible Jewelry
Of or resembling sapphire; sapphirine; blue
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having the color of a blue sapphire; "sapphire eyes"
{i} hard precious stone, variety of corundum (usually deep blue in color)
The throat and breast are usually bright blue
A sapphire is a precious stone which is blue in colour. a sapphire engagement ring
Something that is sapphire is bright blue in colour. white snow and sapphire skies. a transparent bright blue jewel (safir, from , from , from sappir, from sanipriya ). Transparent to translucent natural or synthetic variety of corundum that is highly prized as a gemstone. Its colour is due mainly to the presence of small amounts of iron and titanium and normally ranges from very pale blue to deep indigo. Colourless, gray, yellow, pale pink, orange, green, violet, and brown varieties also are known as sapphire; red varieties are called ruby. Synthetic sapphire has been produced commercially since 1902. Much is used in jewelry, but most is used in the manufacture of jewel bearings, gauges, dies, and other specialized components; some also is used as a high-grade abrasive. It is found in Sri Lanka, Myanmar, India, and Montana in the U.S
The color of the gem; bright blue
plural of sapphire
star sapphire
A sapphire with a polished convex surface exhibiting asterism
star sapphire
a sapphire that when cut shows a star-like figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure
water sapphire
A clear blue cordierite often used as a gemstone
water sapphire
a deep blue cordierite often used as a gemstone
water sapphire
A deep blue variety of iolite, sometimes used as a gem; called also saphir d'eau