Blue Sapphire FactsBlue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. The mineral corundum is composed only of aluminum and oxygen, and it requires a growth environment that’s free of silicon. It can be a pure blue or ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue. Both blue and fancy sapphires come from a variety of exotic sources including Madagascar, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Australia. Good Quality Blue Sapphires are most expensive & desirable among all color sapphires.
Blue Sapphire Properties
- Hardness: 9 (Moh’s scale of hardness)
- Optic Character: Anisotropic
- Refractive Index (RI): 1.760 – 1.778.
- Birefringence: 0.007 – 0.010.
- Specific gravity: 3.99 – 4.01.
Inclusions in Natural Blue Sapphire
It has inclusions like included crystals, Zircon halos, Rutile needles, Rutile silk etc. These inclusions in the stone clearly indicate its natural origin.
Blue Sapphires Sources
In present times, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) has been a major source of Blue Sapphire Gemstones. Blue Sapphires from Kashmir are considered best & most premium. But Kashmir Sapphires are very rare and are generally available in smaller sizes. Kashmir mines are exhausted and therefore most of the sapphire of Kashmir origin have become extremely rare. Sapphires of Thailand origin are quite popular these days because of the affordability and good Quality. Bangkok (Thailand) Sapphires are slightly heated to enhance their color & transparency. First-Degree or Slight heating in Sapphires is considered acceptable by trade people as well as the astrologers. Any other Treatment or enhancement is not acceptable in Sapphires.
Shubh Gems directly imports sapphires from Sri Lanka mines. Due to our unique Mine-to-Market concept we are able to offer sapphires to our customers at the best price. We offer wide range of Bangkok (Thailand sapphires) too.
Blue Sapphire Gemstone Price
Pricing of Blue Sapphires depends majorly on its: Color, Transparency, Luster and Cutting (symmetry). A Good Quality Blue sapphire should have Proper color without any other color-tinge. There should be good transparency in the stone to allow light and energy to pass through. It should have a Good Luster along with symmetrical cutting. The Popular shapes of Blue Sapphires are Oval and Cushion shape. Blue sapphire is one of the most expensive gemstone and when you buy blue sapphire online, you may get to see attractive deals. But if you get Blue sapphire at cheap rates than you should be cautious. Chances are that if you are getting a cheap blue sapphire online than it might be an Artificial, Treated or ‘Used’ gemstone. Natural Blue Sapphire stone Price range starts at around Rs 2000 per carat in India (as per current year 2016 market trend). If you see a cheaper deal online then you have to be cautious. While wearing Blue Sapphire for astrological purpose, One must ensure that the stone should not have Cracks, Black Spots or any other dosh in the stone.
Benefits of Wearing Blue Sapphire (Neelam) Gemstone
Blue Sapphire, also called ‘Neelam’ in Hindi, is considered the most powerful Stone in astrology. Blue sapphire is a powerhouse of energy. It brings success, name and fame in society. It is a stone for Saturn planet. When Saturn is weak, Person gets slow results for his efforts. The success is delayed and it requires tremendous hard work to achieve what the person deserves. A weak Saturn makes the person demotivated and Lazy. On the other hand, if the Saturn is strong, person gets accreditation, Fame and Popularity. A strong Saturn ensures financial growth and motivation. The Person is motivated to work in right direction and gets due accreditation for his work. Weak Saturn can cause disputes in Personal and Professional life. Weak Saturn can bring court disputes in life. Wearing blue sapphire helps in making Saturn stronger. Blue sapphire is the stone for Saturn planet and it should be worn after consulting the astrologer. Since Blue sapphire is a very powerful stone, it shows results in few days. Blue sapphire is very effective stone for sorting disputes like criminal cases, Divorce cases etc. It makes the person motivated and hardworking.
How to Wear Blue Sapphire for Astrological Benefits
It should be worn in silver metal in the middle finger of right hand. It can also be worn as pendant. The day for wearing blue sapphire is Saturday. If wearing in Ring, Men should wear the stone in middle finger of the Right Hand. Women can wear Blue Sapphire Ring in the Middle Finger of Right Hand or left Hand as per their choice and convenience.
- Day of Wearing Blue Sapphire (Neelam): Saturday
- Finger for wearing Blue Sapphire: Middle Finger
- Metal for wearing Blue Sapphire: Silver or White Gold
- Mantra For Wearing Blue Sapphire: Aum Sham Shanaish-charaayeNamah
Energized and Activated Gemstones
Gemstones need to be energized and activated before being worn for astrological purpose. We energize and activate all stones to ensure the best astrological benefits to the wearer. We guide you with the proper procedure of how to wear the gemstone and also about the after-care of gemstones.
How to Buy Blue Sapphire Gemstone?
Shubh Gems deals in Certified Natural Blue Sapphire which are best for astrological purpose. We carefully include only those stones in our inventory, which are free from any astrological dosh and which have power to give you the best results. To enjoy the benefits of Blue sapphire, Buy Certified Blue Sapphire online now at www.shubhgems.in or call us at +91-8010555111 for assistance. You can also visit our exclusive store in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi. We deliver our products all over the world. We provide Free shipping across India.Enjoy our secure and Fast Payment options and safe delivery services. When you buy Blue Sapphire, always ask for Laboratory Report which provides details about the Authenticity, Origin and Treatments (if present).
Customized Blue Sapphire Rings and Pendants
We also make Customized Blue Sapphire Rings and Pendants on order as per your design & requirement.
Where to Buy Blue Sapphire?
Shubh Gems offers a wide range of Certified Natural Blue Sapphire Stones and jewellery. Visit Shubh Gems exclusive outlet at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi or Buy Blue Sapphire stone online at www.shubhgems.in. Shipping Free all over India. Call for details at +91-8010-555-111