What's the difference between a sapphire & a ruby?

If you answered a sapphire is blue then you are wrong! This is a bit of a trick question. They are both actually the same rock - corundum. In fact sapphires can be green, pink, yellow, orange, white etc. Somtimes you can even find 2 colours in the same sapphire:

bi colour sapphire half rubover set

If you follow RING jewellers on any of our social media channels you will know we are currently holding #sapphire #september. Sapphire is the birthstone of September so to celebrate we are posting a different photo of a sapphire set piece of jewellery every single day. You can view the posts on any of these channels:

http://www.facebook.com/RING.jewellers http://pinterest.com/ringjewellers/

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