Blue Sapphire also known as the ‘Neelam’ stone is one of the Navratnas. The influential Neelam gemstone has been in use since ancient times. The extreme blue of the Neelam gemstone is known for its calming effect, and its association with wisdom, truth, and royalty.
However, not all blue sapphires are the same. There are different types of blue sapphire gemstones. Found in different regions all over the world these valuable gemstones are always in demand. The fine bluish shades found in its types are all elegant at their best. Each crystal with its shade of blue catches the eye.
Indeed, because of the rarity of its form and origin, every type of blue sapphire has a different price range.
In this article, we will discuss the different types of Blue sapphires, their origin, price range, and qualities:
The Burma Blue
Named after the origins of the sapphire, the Burma Blue Sapphire found in Myanmar is known for its finest quality and darker blue color. The quality of this sapphire is high because of the strength it contains and its clarity.
With even distribution of color, transparency, and dark blue violet-like color, the Burma blue sapphires are one of the most expensive gemstones. They are highly valued for their beauty and rarity.
The price range of the original Neelam stone ranges from INR 5,000 to 1, 28,000.
The Ceylon Blue
Found in Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Blue sapphire is one of the finest types of sapphire. The vibrant, bright, and luster blue of this sapphire with uneven distribution of color in the stone adds charm to its beauty.
This blue sapphire with its low saturation level and masked grayness hue makes it a great choice for jewelry making.
Some of the Ceylon blue sapphires have a lighter tone of blue and are clearer.
The price for the Ceylon blue sapphire ranges from INR 6,500 to 50,000 per carat.
The Kashmir Blue
The Kashmir blue sapphire is the most expensive in the world. Found in the Kashmir region of India, the Kashmir blue sapphire gemstones have a fine, clear ultramarine blue color. The deep, intense, and velvety blue hue of this jewel makes it one of the rarest gemstones in history.
The demand for this gemstone is always high making it one of the most prized possessions. its exceptional clarity is also one of the reasons it is sought by collectors and connoisseurs.
The price of the Kashmir Blue Sapphire ranges between INR 60,000 to 48,00,000.
The Thailand Blue
As the name suggests, the Thailand Blue Sapphires are found in Thailand. These gemstones are of the most amazing quality and are used the most in jewelry making because of their sparkling deep blue color.
These stones are rare and have outstanding cuts as well as clarity, which is why their price range starts from 1,000 INR.
The Australian Blue
Australian sapphire is a type of blue sapphire that is found primarily in the state of New South Wales. Its ink-like blue color makes it a good choice for making commercial jewelry.
Australian gemstones are the only sapphires with a greenish-blue tone and a deep blue shade that looks like black.
The price range of this gemstone is from 50,000 to 2 lakhs in rupees.
Blue sapphire is a beautiful and highly prized gemstone, and there are several different types of blue sapphire gemstones to choose from. Whether you are looking for a rare and valuable Kashmir sapphire or a more affordable Australian sapphire, there is a blue sapphire gemstone that is perfect for you. So why not add a touch of blue to your jewelry collection today?
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