Sapphire (color)

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The 423-carat (85 g) blue Logan sapphire
The Star of Bombay (182 carats (36.4 g))star sapphire


Sapphire is a color that is a representation of the color of a sapphire. Sapphire gems are most commonly found in a range of blue shades. Other names for variations of the color sapphire are blue sapphire or sapphire blue, shown below.

The first written use of sapphire as a color name in English was in 1430.[1]



Meaning of sapphire[change | edit source]

Tones of sapphire color comparison chart[change | edit source]

  • SAPPHIRE (Sapphire (Maerz and Paul)) (Hex: #0F52BA) (RGB: 15, 82, 186)
  • Spanish Sapphire (Zaffro Inspecifico (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #6576B4) (RGB: 101, 118, 180)
  • Dark Spanish Sapphire (Zaffro Estandar (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #7573A6) (RGB: 117, 115, 166)
  • Sapphire Blue (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #0067A5) (RGB: 0, 103, 165)
  • Medium Sapphire (Sapphire (Crayola Gem Tones)) (Hex: #2D5DA1) (RGB: 45, 93, 161)
  • B'dazzled Blue (Crayola Metallic FX) (Hex: #2E5894) (RGB: 46, 88, 148)
  • Blue Sapphire (Pantone TPX #18-4241) (Hex: #126180) (RGB: 18, 97, 128)
  • Dark Sapphire (Hex: #082567) (RGB: 8, 37, 103)






References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Sapphire: Page 97 Plate 37 Color Sample L8
  2. Ezekiel 1:26

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