Like ruby, sapphire belongs to the corundum family. Some say that the name “sapphire” comes from the Greek “sapheiros” and then from the Latin “sapphirus”, meaning “blue”.
The most famous sapphires are blue but there are colorless sapphires, pink, orange, orange, yellow, and green, purple or black sapphires. The most popular sapphires of those with intense and transparent blue.
Thanks to its blue color, Sapphire is often associated with heaven and purity: purity of feelings, peaceful union and loyalty.