We have wide range of Blue Sapphires starting from USD 250 up to USD 25,000. Blue sapphire (Original Neelam Stone) is precious gems stones and have different shades like Vivid, Cornflower and Royal Blue.
About Ceylon Blue Sapphire
Blue Sapphire is a precious gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum consisting of Aluminum Oxide Al2O3 with trace amount of Iron, Titanium, Chromium, Vanadium or Magnesium.
Blue Sapphire is one of big three of jewellery colored gemstone. Most valued Blue Sapphires are velvety blue to violetish blue. Blue Sapphire has Mohs hardness 9.0 marking it a hard gemstone to make jewellery. As a member of corundum family, its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). Crystals common often barrel shape prisms with flat ends.
The Blue Sapphire has its own sub categories due to color temperature variance. Cornflower, Peacock, Royal, Velvet blues are mostly common colors and Nave blue, Indigo and Twilight takes second rank based on the taste of collectors. Typically Blue Sapphire cut in cushion, round, oval, emerald, pears, briolette, hearts and marquise.
This is recognized as most powerful and fastest acting gemstone in Vedic astrology. It brings wealth and success in wearer’s life. It is a durable stone that’s designated as a birth stone for September. Sri Lanka is famous for producing exceptional quality Blue Sapphires.