Blue Sapphire Gemstone(Neelam Stone) is a highly precious, blue colored gemstone of the Corundum mineral family. Recognized as the most powerful and fastest acting gemstone in Vedic astrology, the Blue Sapphire stone brings instant wealth, fame, and success to the wearer’s life.

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    Guide to Buy a Blue Sapphire Gemstone?

    A blue sapphire gemstone is more than a pretty stone that grabs attention. Yes. It looks like the calmness of the ocean encapsulated in ethereal beauty. But, it is indeed much more than what meets the eye. Blue sapphire stone is also known as the Neelam stone in Hindi owing to its serene blue hues.

    As a precious gemstone, it is believed to be highly protective of the wearer from enemies, evil eyes, curses, and jealousy. As clear as its pristine blue shade, it is also said to bless the wearer with mental clarity when faced with confusion, and the right decision-making capabilities. Check out blue sapphire stone prices on GemGuru and get your gemstone today!

    Buy a Blue Sapphire Gemstone Ring for Yourself

    Hailing from the family of Indian mythology’s coveted navaratnas, wearing a blue sapphire stone ring is considered to be great for a fruitful career, attracting fame, build reputation, and commanding social respect.

    When you buy a blue sapphire stone, it is believed to heal you physically and mentally. It is said that it brings financial success and good health, positively impacts the brain and brings a sense of mental peace. The blue sapphire stone represents the planet Saturn and is said to remove depressing emotions.

    Therefore it is said that when you buy blue sapphire gemstone online,  it brings a whole lot of goodness to your life. And with good health, an original blue sapphire stone is believed to bring prosperity and luxury in the life of an individual.

    Blue Sapphire Gemstone - Believed to be Magical & Loved by the Royals

    British royalty including the late Princess Diana and the current limelight Kate Middleton chose a blue sapphire stone as a part of their engagement ring!  Traditionally, sapphire symbolizes nobility, truth, sincerity, and faithfulness.

    It has decorated the robes of royalty and clergy members for centuries. Its extraordinary color is the standard against which other blue gems—from topaz to tanzanite—are measured. For centuries, the blue sapphire gemstone has been associated with royalty and romance. The association was reinforced in 1981 when Britain’s Prince Charles gave a blue sapphire engagement ring to Lady Diana in ancient Greece and Rome, kings, and queens were convinced that blue sapphires protected their owners from envy and harm.

    Sapphire is the birthstone for September and the gem of the 5th and 45th anniversaries. During the Middle Ages, the clergy wore blue sapphires gemstones to symbolize Heaven, and ordinary folks thought the gem attracted heavenly blessings. In other times and places, people instilled sapphires with the power to guard chastity, make peace between enemies, influence spirits, and reveal the secrets of oracles.

    A Rarity Created by Mother Earth’s Magic 

    While the Neelam stone’s price in India might seem a bit much, it is true because of the rarity of this gemstone. Blue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. It can be pure blue but ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue.

    Deep, intense, velvety blue is the best way to describe the color of this sapphire hailing from the Kashmir region on the India-Pakistan border. Aluminum, oxygen, and silicon make up the blue sapphire. However, while silicon is found easily, making natural corundum like blue sapphire is extremely rare. Check out Neelam stone prices on GemGuru. 

    Let the Hues of Blue Sapphire Gemstones Serenade You

    Sapphires come in a variety of colors. Preferred sapphires have strong to vivid color saturation, regardless of the hue. Blue sapphires typically have some inclusions, but they generally have better clarity than rubies.

    These precious gemstones are often cut with a brilliant pattern on the crown and a step-cut pattern on the pavilion. Blue sapphire gemstones range in size, and large blue sapphires are more readily available than large rubies.

    FAQs of Blue Sapphire Gemstone

    Why buy blue sapphire gemstone online? 

    At Gem Guru, authenticity means the world to us. So, when you choose to place an order from us online, you can rest assured of getting real and verified blue sapphire stones only.

    What are the different shades of blue available in a blue sapphire gemstone? 

    Sapphires come in a wide range of colors, and each color has its own quality variations. In general, the more intense the color and fewer the distracting zones of unattractive color, the more valuable the stone. Color has the most important influence on blue sapphire’s value. The most highly valued blue sapphire stones are velvety blue to violetish blue, in medium to medium-dark tones. Preferred sapphires also have strong to vivid color saturation. The saturation should be as strong as possible without darkening the color and compromising brightness. Sapphires with these qualities command the highest prices per carat. Check out the original Neelam stone price in India on Gem Guru. 

    What other sapphires are there besides blue sapphire gemstone? 

    Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family also includes so-called “fancy sapphires.” They come in violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, and intermediate hues. 

    Will the colour of my blue sapphire gemstone change? 

    Some blue sapphire stones exhibit the phenomenon known as color change, most often going from blue in daylight or fluorescent lighting to purple under incandescent light. Sapphires can even be gray, black, or brown.

    What is the clarity of a blue sapphire gemstone? 

    Blue sapphires typically have some inclusions, but they generally have better clarity than rubies. Blue sapphires with extremely high clarity are rare and very valuable. Several types of inclusions are found in sapphires. Among these are long thin mineral inclusions called needles. Other clarity characteristics in sapphire are included mineral crystals, partially healed breaks that look like fingerprints, color zoning, and color Banding.

    Why are Kashmiri blue sapphire gemstones so valuable? 

    Many of the most valuable Kashmir sapphires contain tiny inclusions that give them a velvety appearance. They scatter light causing the coveted visual effect without negatively affecting the gem’s transparency.

    Why should one buy a blue sapphire gemstone ring? 

    Blue sapphire stone is one of the big 3 jewelry-colored gemstones. The other two are ruby and emerald. It is not only beautiful with its shade of blue but also durable stone. It captures jewelry buyers with its practicality and aura of romance.