White sapphire and diamond may seem identical. Both give off a bright white glow, and even come in similar forms. Still both types of materials exhibit many unique characteristics and benefits. These factors are color, light refraction, durability and price. White sapphire is genuine sapphire that is colorless and has the same hardness as sapphires in other colors. Diamonds refract larger amounts of light, and therefore shine brighter. White sapphires have good durability and come second only to diamonds when you compare hardness on the Moh's scale of hardness. Price of white sapphires which is much less as compared to diamonds.
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