Sapphire -

Sapphire

Birthstone - September

Mohs scale of hardness - 9

Colour - Sapphire is the name given to all corundum other than corundum which is red ie. ruby

Cut - As cabochons or as faceted gemstones

Found - Myanmar (Burma), Sri Lanka, Australia

Care Tip - A hard gemstone that can appear cloudy when needing cleaned.  Clean with mild liquid soap, warm water and an old soft bristtled toothbrush