Montana Blue: predominantly
medium to dark blue with deep green undertones, very typical
of Montana sapphire.
a rich blend of blue-green
with strong green highlights. This is another characteristic
Montana sapphire and one that is rapidly growing in popularity.
Blue: medium to medium-light
blue with a touch of gray, sometimes referred to as "denim"
Blue: also powder blue and
pastel blue. Accents the absolute clarity of the stone.
Green: also lime green and
pastel green. An enchanting color that also emphasizes the clarity
of the stone.
Yellow: also sunshine
yellow and pastel yellow. Dazzling, delicate and again, wonderful
Platinum: clear to pale white with just a hint of blue or
gray. Beautiful set in white gold.
Bi-colors: rarely seen in the commercial market, bi-colors
can be some of the most fascinating and lovely of all sapphire.
They generally come in blue and yellow, green and yellow or blue
and orange but may also run the spectrum of possibilities.
These are just some
of the variations found within the color spectrum of this lovely
precious gemstone. Brillant blues from royal to cornflower, pale
pinks, mauves and rose colors, vibrant deep pinks and ruby, as
well as the rare padparadsha, a name that originates from India
and refers to the color of the lotus flower.