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Natural Color Change Sapphire

Sapphires which change color as a result of exposure to different light conditions are known as color change sapphires.

  • There are 6 Color Change Sapphire gemstones available at
  • Color Change Sapphire(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Color Change Sapphire is USD 4608.00 and largest Color Change Sapphire weight is CTS 5.12.
  • Our cheapest Color Change Sapphire is USD 297.60 and smallest Color Change Sapphire weight is CTS 1.02.

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Our Color Change Sapphire(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 6 Color Change Sapphire(s), too many to look through? You may select any combination of search options. Colors grade into each other and you can search for more than one color at once. For a better selection, try selecting two or three colors, -- your first choice plus the two closest colors.

Color range
bluish violet
reddish purple
red-purple or purple-red
bluish purple
slightly purplish red

Color Change Sapphire Profile

Color information: Color changing blue to purple, greenish brown to red.
Refractive Index: 1.759-1.778
Chemical Composition: AL22O3
Hardness: 9
Density: 4.00
Crystal Group: Hexagonal
Ocurrence: Ceylon, East Africa
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: September
Color Change Sapphire
While many sapphires may exhibit faint color changes upon exposure to incandescent or fluorescent lights occasional stones may display dramatic changes. Most color change sapphires belong to one of two groups depending on their color change; the green to red (alex type), and the blue to purple kind. Most alex type color change sapphires are from Songea, Tanzania while the blue-purple types occur in Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Burma, and other parts of East Africa and Tanzania. In all color change stones, the strength of the change is probabably the most important factor affecting the value of the stones.

Some people prefer the green to red change while others prefer the blue to violet change. The blue to violet change is probably worth more but there are exceptions and a stone with a strong green to red change would also be quite valuable.

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Taaffeite Single
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Taaffeite Single Cushion Eye clean
Size: 7.20 X 7.00 MM
Weight: 2.230 CTS
Shape: Cushion
Clarity: Eye clean
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USD 14238.00

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Danburite Single
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Danburite Single Pear Eye clean
Size: 13.30 X 8.20 MM
Weight: 3.400 CTS
Shape: Pear
Clarity: Eye clean
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Gemstone Variety: Hits Index
Going Up Amber +371 +0.0%
average price USD 179.62 per item
Going Down Sapphire -239 +-0.0%
average price USD 382.93 per item
Going Down Alexandrite -1955 -0.3%
average price USD 1958.14 per item
Going Up Anatase +114 +0.0%
average price USD 206.25 per item
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average price USD 55.56 per item
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