Sapphire is a stone that royalty has long been attracted to. People have always been stunned by its beauty and extraordinary cosmic energy. The word “sapphire” has several versions of its origin. According to one of them, it has Greek roots and means “a blue-tone stone”. According to another version, it comes from the Babylonian word “sipru”, which means “scratching”. It is because of its hardness, which is comparable to the hardness of a diamond.  Sapphire has magical properties. This fact increases the demand for this amazing stone.