Difference Between Purple Sapphire & Amethyst?

Answer Sapphire, a member of the corundum family of gems, exhibits a broad color range. Impurities in clear corundum tint the naturally colorless stone yellow, green, pink, purple or blue. Purple sapphire... Read More »

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Difference Between Tanzanite and Sapphire?

The sapphire has long been treasured for its deep blue color. It is now being rivaled in popularity by the similarly colored tanzanite, which appeared on the marketplace in the late 1960s.

Difference Between Pokemon Sapphire & Emerald?

"Pokemon Sapphire" debuted in North America in 2003. Following the tradition of previous "Pokemon" games, this version sent you on a quest to capture monsters and train them to battle for you. "Pok... Read More »

Difference Between a Synthetic & a Natural Star Sapphire?

It is difficult to discern the difference between a natural and a synthetic star sapphire. Both types of gemstones have virtually the same physical and chemical characteristics. Each has the soug... Read More »

How to Tell the Difference Between a Real Star Sapphire & a Fake One?

A sapphire is a blue corundum gemstone. "Sapphire is the most precious of blue gemstones," the website says. "It is a most desirable gem due to its color, hardness, durability, and lus... Read More »