How to Identify Sapphires | Our Pastimes
Apr 12, 2017 · Look at the color of the stone. Each sapphire, mined from its own specific location or country of origin, may vary in color or hue. For example, if the sapphire is light blue in color, chances are it is from Sri Lanka. A sapphire whose color is a combination of orange and pink is a padparadscha, another kind of sapphire mined in Sri Lanka.