Sapphire Cabochon Pendant - These are lovely Sapphire Pendants that are oval in shape and bezel set in silver-plate that have a nice "flash". Sapphire is a form of Corundum, one of the hardest minerals on Earth. Sapphires form in many colors, depending upon the trace metals they contain. Red Corundum is referred to as Ruby.
The Star Sapphire is a Sapphire that exhibits a unique star-like pattern within the crystal, which is also known as an "asterism". The cause of this fascinating visual effect is tiny, needle-like inclusions which intersect forming a six-rayed star shaped pattern. The intersection is formed most often from the mineral Rutile, which is composed primarily of Titanium Dioxide. This amazing pattern is most breathtaking when viewing under a single light source.
Believed by the ancients to have been blessed by the gods as a powerful protective stone, Sapphire has been used and treasured throughout history. There are many biblical references to Sapphire, and a Sapphire was believed to have been contained in the breast plate of the high priests.
Sapphire is a stone of wisdom; the different colors of Sapphire each containing its own type of wisdom. Also known as a stone of prosperity, Sapphire sustains life force and attracts joy and peace. Sapphire opens the mind to beauty and intuition.
Legend states that Star Sapphire contains the Angels of Faith, Hope, and Destiny. This tumbled Star Sapphire is from India and has a beautiful "flash." The color of these tumbled Star Sapphire Crystals range from blue to violet, and they have a really smooth and clear vibration.
Star Sapphire draws you into its depths, deepening meditation and centering your thoughts. Star Sapphire increases clairvoyance, clairaudience, and prophecy connecting the user to the Angelic Realms and other light beings. Star Sapphire also brings understanding about the intentions of others.
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|Physical and Metaphysical Properties for Crystal Pendants - Sapphire Oval Cabochon Pendant|
|Properties for Stone:||Star Sapphire|
|Secondary Chakra:||Third Eye|
|Chemical Composition:||Al2O3 Aluminum Oxide with inclusions|
|Astrological Sign:||Capricorn, Sagittarius|
|Color:||pink, Purple, Red|
|Location:||Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand|
|Mineral Class:||Hydroxides, Oxides|
|Color:||Red, Purple, pink|
|Shape:||Pendants, Cabochons, Stars|