Frequently asked questions about Blue Sapphire (Neelam)
What Is Blue Sapphire?
Blue Sapphire (also called Neelam in Hindi) is the blue variety of mineral corundum. Blue Sapphires are most expensive and desirable among all the other Sapphires.It is highly appreciated for its pure Blue hue & astrological importance.
Blue Sapphire Is Birthstone Of Which Month?
Blue Sapphire is birth stone of September month as per western astrology.
What Planet Is Associated With Blue Sapphire?
Blue Sapphire stone is governed by the mighty lord Saturn and has the power to flourish the life of the wearer instantly. It is the most powerful stone in astrology. It rewards person with success, wealth, fame & well being. It brings enormous opportunities in business, profession & personal matters.
Who Should Wear Blue Sapphire?
Blue Sapphire is recommended for people undergoing difficult phase of ‘Shani Sadhe Saati’ or ‘Dhaiya’ in their lives. It is renowned to bestow the wearers with great rewards in his profession or business by appeasing Saturn and getting rid of its negative movements in the horoscope. Indian astrology prescribes Neelam ratna for Makar (Capricorn) and Kumbh (Aquarius) rashi. Western astrology recommends Blue Sapphire birthstone for Libra. Neelam birthstone can also be worn by Gemini, Virgo and Taurus.
Which Country Produces The Best Quality Blue Sapphire?
Mines of Blue Sapphire stones have been discovered in Kashmir (India), Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Thailand, Australia and America. The Blue Sapphires found in Kashmir and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) are rated the highest in terms of quality due of their beautiful blue hue and a velvety texture. In present times, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) is a major source of Blue Sapphire Gemstones. Blue Sapphires from Kashmir are very rare and are generally available in smaller sizes as the mines have been exhausted. Kashmiri Blue Sapphires are more of a collector’s item while Ceylon Blue Sapphire is the most desired for astrological purposes.
What Is The Price Of Blue Sapphire?
Blue sapphire stone price depends on origin, transparency, color, luster and cutting. Good quality Blue Sapphire gemstone price starts at around Rs 2,000 per carat and can go upto 50,000 per carat. You should buy as per choice, budget and requirement.
Some Blue Sapphires are known for their history and have Historical importance. Such Historical gemstones are priceless, they are kept in museums.
How To Wear a Blue Sapphire ring As Per Astrology?
Blue Sapphire is worn as a silver or white gold ring in the middle finger on Sunday. The gemstone should be properly activated, energized and purified as per astrology. Astrological Blue Sapphire Sapphire should not have surface cracks, cavities and major black inclusions.
Which Is The Best Astrological Substitute Of Blue Sapphire?
Iolite and Amethyst are considered good astrological substitute of Blue Sapphire. Substitute is chosen due to budget limitation. But substitute do not provide as good results as the main stone.
Where To Buy Blue Sapphire?
Buy certified natural Blue Sapphire stone from only gem stone experts that provide certificates from authentic and verified laboratories.
You can buy 100% natural and certified Blue Sapphire gemstones dircet from the mines from Shubh Gems.