All You Need to Know Before Buying a Pink Sapphire

Pink sapphire is one of the rare varieties of sapphire, so it is worth knowing a couple of things before putting money into it.

Where does it occur

Pink sapphires are found in Sri Lanka, Myanmar and East Africa. New deposits were found in Madagascar in late 1990.

Physical properties

Pink sapphires are mostly eye-clean and have a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness. They are available in fancy gemstone cuts.

Rarity of pink sapphire

Although pink sapphire is a rare variety of sapphire, it is not the rarest one, padparadscha and cornflower blue are the rarest ones.


Because of its soothing pink color, pink sapphire symbolizes love. It is also a symbol of commitment, sincerity and loyalty.

Add-on benefits

Pink sapphire hugely benefits those who suffer from depression. Mood swings and anger can all be curtailed with the pink sapphire.

Famous pink sapphire rings

Emma Slater was proposed to with a pink sapphire ring. Nicole Richie's pink sapphire engagement ring is also a well-known jewel.

Average price of pink sapphire

Average price of pink sapphire ranges between $300 to $1600 per carat.

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