Category Archives: Geology

What is the Most Precious Gem in the World ?

 Hope Diamond

  • The Hope Diamond is a large, 45.52-carat, deep-blue diamond, and now housed in the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., United States. The gem has a long and mysterious past, and some people even think it is cursed !
  • The Hope Diamond grew deep within the Earth at high temperatures and pressures, then survived a perilous journey to the surface. No one knows its exact age, but scientists have dated the rocks in which Indian diamonds are found at about 1.1 billion years old.


Where are Sapphires found ?

  • Sapphires are mined as early as 7th century BC in India.
  • Blue sapphires are mainly found in India, Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand.
  • Blue Sapphire stone is also called “neelam ratna” in hindi.
  • It is acknowledged to fastest and strongest gemstone among all the other gemstones.

Sapphire Map of World



Blue Sapphire Facts

Sapphire Mineral