Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sapphire Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SAPPHIRE STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 2

1- 8 1s+3s dance petronella turn into centre, ½ turn partner RH and dance ½ reel of 4 in centre
9-16 3s+1s ½ turn partner RH, petronella turn to own side, 1s lead up to top and cast to 2nd place
17-24 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round and back
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Dance Information

Sapphire is a gemstone variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide (α-Al2O3).

Sapphire And Diamond Ring

Dance information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence 3.0.
Text from this original Sapphire article on Wikipedia.
Image copyright sulla55 licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Generic license.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Sapphire Strathspey' page