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ISADORAS: Marcasite: A Sparkle for Every Season
Marcasite: Limites quarry, Ave-et-Auffe, Rochefort, Namur Province, Belgium
Some sapphires exhibit the phenomenon known as color change, most often going from blue in daylight or fluorescent lighting to purple under incandescent light.
A special orangy pink sapphire color is called “padparadscha”, which means “lotus flower” in Sinhalese, the language spoken in Sri Lanka.