INDIA: +91 11 30018009 | USA: +1 (917) 267 8990

Blue Sapphire (Neelam)

Blue Sapphire ('Neelam Stone' in Hindi) is a beautiful violetish blue to blue gemstone variety of the mineral corundum. Mined in various parts of the world like Sri Lanka (Ceylonese Blue Sapphire), Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, and Madagascar - it is one of the hardest gemstones with a Moh's index of 9.0 and specific gravity ranging from 3.95 to 4.03 (see: Blue Sapphire Properties

In Western Astrology, Blue Sapphire is the birthstone for Virgo (23 Aug - 23 Sept). In Indian Astrology, neelam stone strengthens Saturn ('Shani') and is hence, the rashi ratna  Capricorn, Aquarius ('Makar', 'Kumbh') . (refer: Blue Sapphire Benefits

For astrological purpose, Ceylonese Blue Sapphire is considered best and should preferably be worn in Silver or Platinum. An unheated and untreated neelam stone with pure color, higher clarity and less internal inclusions is considered best for such purpose.Pitambari neelam also in demand for astrology effects.

Blue Spinel, Amethyst, Blue Topaz are considered astrological substitutes for Blue Sapphire, but are said to have far less power.

Items 1 to 20 of 98 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction

Items 1 to 20 of 98 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction