How are sapphires extracted?

Answer The sapphire is a precious stone and a valuable gem. Blue cornflower sapphires are considered to be the standard by which all other sapphires are judged. The process of extraction consists of four ... Read More »

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I've had all my teeth extracted, but no imprints taken before they extracted them, can they still make denture?

When dentures are made it is only the bare jaw bone on which the denture will be made to fit on that is important. The best way to have a denture made is to have all the teeth pulled and allow the ... Read More »

How to Buy Sapphires?

Sapphires range in color from the deepest darkest blue to light pale blue to even yellows and pinks. Sapphire, like its sister stone the ruby, is the second hardest mineral on earth after the diamo... Read More »

How to Buy Blue Sapphires?

When buying a blue sapphire, know what you're getting. Genuine corundum sapphires can be easily confused with professionally synthesized sapphires and with lab-grown crystals. Reputable dealers wi... Read More »

How to Buy Star Sapphires?

You've heard the term, but do you know what separates a regular sapphire from a star sapphire? A stonecutter. The process starts when sapphires are mined, cut, polished and readied for sale. From e... Read More »