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2014-02-26 23:28:52

Pantone Color Institute™ announces seasonal 2014 colors - Red Carpet Jewelry Goes Bold. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 The jewelry industry

2014-01-15 23:26:21

Jewelry lovers are falling for radiant orchid, Pantone’s 2014 color of the year. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Move over emerald, radiant

2014-01-04 23:04:17

Sapphire Hosts Official AVN and InterNEXT After Parties on Thursday, January 16th and Friday, January 17th and Saturday, January 18th. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB)

2014-01-04 23:04:15

Tory Lane and Teal Conrad Host Electronics Show After Party at Sapphire Gentlemen's Club during CES 2014. (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 What happened

2013-12-30 23:20:51

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2013 Deep Research Report on Global and China Sapphire Crystal Growth Furnace Industry” report to its research database. Dallas,

2013-12-06 23:00:41

Turning the Corner on the Next Decade as Las Vegas’ Premiere Gentlemen’s Club. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 "We've been blessed

2013-11-19 23:34:56

Recently, iFitDress.comhas unveiled its fresh collection of sapphire blue wedding dresses.


Latest Sapphire Reference Libraries

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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.