Green, Blue-Green, Teal & Grey Sapphires
Green to Teal to Grey and every shade in between!
Green, Blue-Green, Teal and Grey Sapphires include quite a variety of hues in that part of the spectrum. They can be light, medium or dark toned.
Sapphires and Rubies are actually the same mineral – corundum. Pure Corundum is colorless; the trace elements iron and titanium produce Green, Blue-Green and Teal Sapphires
Sapphires are routinely treated to improve their clarity and color. However, many of our Green, Blue-Green, Teal and Grey Sapphires are completely Natural and untreated (see product labeling on each gem).
Principal mining locations for these colors are Tanzania, Kenya, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Thailand, Australia and Montana (USA).
They are durable gemstones with a hardness of 9 on the Mohs Scale and can easily be used in all types of jewelry.
Sapphires are September’s birthstone and their variety of colors offers so much choice! They also celebrate the 5th and 45th Anniversaries.
We have many more shades, cuts and sizes available in Green, Blue-Green, Teal and Grey Sapphires – please contact us if you don’t find what you are looking for in our online inventory.
RI = 1.762-1.770 DR
SG = 4.00 (+/-0.03)
Dispersion = 0.018
Hardness = 9
Highly suitable for use in jewelry
Many treatments and enhancements are currently being carried out on
We generally prefer to work with Natural Sapphires or regular-Heated Sapphires
see policy on Treatment Disclosure
Natural, untreated Sapphire is getting harder and harder to find in the market; it sells for a premum over treated and enhanced stones;
Corundum (both natural and man-made) is widely used as an abrasive thanks to its hardness – it can scratch almost every other mineral
Calibrated sizes up to 4mm
All standard cuts and free sizes
Tanzania (Umba Valley, Tunduru, Songea), Sri lanka, Madagascar and many other localities worldwide