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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 10 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 84.24 and smallest Color Change Sapphire weight is CTS 0.78.

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Our Color Change Sapphire(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 10 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
violetish blue
reddish purple
bluish violet
red-purple or purple-red
slightly purplish red
bluish purple

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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Chrome Tourmaline Single Round Slightly included
Size: 20.40 X 20.40 MM
Weight: 20.060 CTS
Shape: Round
Clarity: Slightly included
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Size: 16.93 X 17.59 MM
Weight: 4.460 CTS
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Gemstone Variety: Hits Index
Going Down Amber -3415 -0.1%
average price USD 174.55 per item
Going Down Sapphire -559 +-0.0%
average price USD 355.24 per item
Going Down Alexandrite -596 -0.1%
average price USD 1716.56 per item
Going Down Anatase -196 -0.1%
average price USD 185.71 per item
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average price USD 53.43 per item
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