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sapphires, a sapphire
These are the hardest stones after the diamonds.

They are normally blue, but they also exist in purple, green, white, pink, gold, and orange.

Supposedly, they have mystical qualities that include the promotion of peace and the purification of the mind.

Sapphires are formed from corundum which is a variety of aluminum oxide. Sri Lanka is a well known source of sapphires of all colors.

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(the four gemstones which are most valuable are diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds; and anyone would be impressed with a gift of a diamond, a sapphire, an emerald, or a ruby piece of jewelry)