. A Blue Sapphire is a naturally occurring gemstone composed of corundum (aluminium oxide), and tinged with slight traces of cobalt and some other metals which lead to its beautiful blue hue.
. A sapphire means blue in Greek. The blue goes from dark blue almost black to pale blue. The finest blue sapphires are a strong blue. The star sapphire is very valued.
. Sapphire is the most precious and valuable blue gemstone. It is a very desirable gemstone due to its excellent color, hardness, durability, and luster.
|Chemical Formula:||Al2O3, Aluminum oxide|
|Crystal Structure:||(Trigonal), double pointed, barrel-shaped, hexagonal pyramids, tabloid shaped|
|Color:||Blue, colorless, pink, orange, yellow, green, purple, black|
|Hardness :||9.00 on the Mohs scale|
|Refractive Index:||1.762 – 1.788|
|Density:||3.95 to 4.03|
|Transparency:||Transparent to opaque|
|Double Refraction / Birefringence:||0.008|
|Fluorescence:||Blue: none; colorless: orange-yellow, violet
. Blue sapphire gemstone has effective healing power in case of ailments like vomiting, nausea, headaches, and body pains, vertigo, boils, abscess, conjunctivitis, allergies, hypertension etc.
. Blue sapphire can also be worn during eclipses after offering alms and prayers. Blue sapphire should not be used if; Saturn is in debilitation in the natal chart.
. The weight of the blue sapphire should be minimum 5 carats, if it is to be used for health reasons or to counteract trends of financial fluctuations.
. Blue sapphire colors range from pale blue to cornflower blue to royal blue, navy blue and midnight blue.
Blue Sapphire Vedic Astrology :
Birthstone: September (Truth, sincerity, commitment, loyalty).
Marriage: 65th Year.
Zodiac Sign: Libra, Taurus and Virgo.
. Chakra correspondences:Third eye
. Physiological correspondences:Eyes, endocrine glands, circulatory system, cells.
. The main sources are Sri Lanka (Ceylon), Burma (Myanmar), Madagascar, Tanzania, Australia,u.s.a and Thailand.
Blue Sapphire Gemstone price :
. The prices and value of blue sapphire vary depending on the size and quality of the gemstone. Color is the most important determinant, with saturated hues that are neither too light nor too dark being the most valuable.
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Blue Sapphire Gemstone Quality:
. Blue Sapphire gemstone quality depends on clarity,cut and color.
. Color is the single most important factor in determining the value of a blue sapphire. Indeed, the color of a blue sapphire is more important than its clarity.
. Blue sapphire is also a great stone to combat stress and bad effects that come from it. If you often experience mental tension before facing challenges, sapphire will help you calm down.
. Blue sapphire’s rich color is just one reason for this gemstone’s popularity. As with all sapphire, it’s also extremely durable, having a hardness of 9 on the Mohs scale.
. Sapphire is one of the most popular gemstones, and is used extensively in Jewelry. Fine colored Sapphire with a deep blue color and excellent transparency can reach several thousand dollars a carat.
. Sapphire is associated with Aquarius, Virgo, Libra and Capricorn.