Appearance: Translucent to transparent.
Cornflower blue (most valuable) to dark navy blue.
Blue sapphires with secondary hues of purple, violet, and green are fine quality.
Select polished sapphires can appear with a star-like appearance called “star sapphires”. (6-12 stars can exist)
Birthstone by Month & Zodiac: September/Virgo & Libra
Facts: Most precious and valuable of blue gemstones.
Logan Sapphire is one of the largest “faceted” gem quality blue sapphire in existence. Located at the National History Museum, Washington, D.C.
Third to the diamond in hardness (Moissanite second).
Traditionally given to celebrate the 5th, 7th (yellow), 10th (blue) and 45th year of marriage.
Physical and Emotional Balance: Purity and wisdom; Serenity- to calm, ease stress and lessen tension; To lessen distraction and negativity; Protection.
Origin: U.S., Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, China, Madagascar, East Africa
Mohs Hardness: 9