1. Sapphires have been prized as gemstones as early as 800BC. In ancient Persia, it was believed that the sky was blue because the entire world sat on a gigantic sapphire.
2. Sapphires come in all varieties of colors including pink, yellow, orange, peach, and violet. The only color sapphires cannot be is red as then they would be considered rubies.
3. Sapphires are one of the most durable gemstones in the world and measure a 9 on the Mohs scale of hardness. Only a diamond can scratch this gemstone.
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