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Blue Sapphire ( Neelam ) – Facts, Properties & Benefits

Facts about Blue Sapphire

Before knowing the Benefits and Procedure of wearing Blue Sapphire, Let us understand the Scientific Facts about Blue Sapphire.

Blue sapphire belongs to the mineral species corundum. The mineral corundum is composed only of aluminum and oxygen, and it requires a growth environment that’s free of silicon. It can be a pure blue or ranges from greenish blue to violetish blue. Both blue and fancy sapphires come from a variety of exotic sources including Madagascar, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Australia. Good Quality Blue Sapphires are most expensive & desirable among all color sapphires.

Properties of Blue Sapphire

Hardness: 9 (Moh’s scale of hardness)
Optic Character: Anisotropic
Refractive Index (RI): 1.760 – 1.778.
Birefringence: 0.007 – 0.010.
Specific Gravity: 3.99 – 4.01.

Blue sapphire has inclusions like included crystals, Zircon halos, Rutile needles, Rutile silk etc. These inclusions in the stone clearly indicate its natural origin. In present times, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) has been a major source of Blue Sapphire Gemstones. Blue Sapphires from Kashmir are considered best & most premium. But Kashmir Sapphires are very rare and are generally available in smaller sizes. Kashmir mines are exhausted and therefore most of the sapphire of Kashmir origin are already used sapphires. When you buy Blue Sapphire online, always ask for Laboratory Report for its Authentication, Origin and Treatments (if any).

Sapphires are normally heated to enhance their color & transparency. Slight heating in Sapphires is considered acceptable by trade people as well as the astrologers.

Astrological Facts:
Benefits and Procedure of Wearing Blue Sapphire (Neelam Stone)

Blue Sapphire is considered the most powerful Stone in astrology. Blue sapphire is a powerhouse of energy. It brings success, name and fame in society. It is a stone for Saturn planet. When Saturn is weak, Person gets slow results for his efforts. The success is delayed and it requires tremendous hard work to achieve what the person deserves. A weak Saturn makes the person demotivated and Lazy. On the other hand, if the Saturn is strong, a person gets accreditation, Fame and Popularity. A strong Saturn ensures financial growth and motivation. The Person is motivated to work in the right direction and gets due accreditation for his work.

Weak Saturn can cause disputes in Personal and Professional life. Weak Saturn can bring court disputes in life. Wearing blue sapphire helps in making Saturn stronger. Blue sapphire is the stone for Saturn planet and it should be worn after consulting the astrologer. Since Blue sapphire is a very powerful stone, it shows results in few days. Blue sapphire is very effective stone for sorting disputes like criminal cases, Divorce cases etc. It makes the person motivated and hardworking. It should be worn in silver metal in the middle finger of right hand. It can also be worn as a pendant. The day for wearing blue sapphire is Saturday. Blue sapphire is one of the most expensive gemstones and when you buy blue sapphire online, you may get to see attractive deals. But if you get Blue sapphire at cheap rates than you should be cautious. Chances are that if you are getting a cheap blue sapphire online than it might be an Artificial, treated or Used gemstone.

The price range of Natural Blue Sapphire starts at around Rs 2000 per carat in India. If you see a cheaper deal online then you have to be cautious. While wearing Blue Sapphire for the astrological purpose, One must ensure that the stone should not have Cracks, Black Spots or any other dosh in the stone. Shubh Gems deals in Certified Natural Blue Sapphire which is best for astrological purpose.

We carefully include only those stones in our inventory, which are free from any astrological dosh and are able to give you the best results. To enjoy the benefits of Blue sapphire, Buy Blue Sapphire online now at or call us at +91-8010-555-111 for any assistance. You can also visit our exclusive store in Lajpat Nagar, NewDelhi, India. We deliver our products all over the world. We provide Free shipping across India.We also make Customized Blue Sapphire Rings on order as per your design & requirement.


  • Shrinivas Duragkar 06/08/2018 at 5:40 am

    i need Blue sapphire ,But i am affraid from cheating.

  • Shrinivas Duragkar 06/08/2018 at 5:41 am

    i need Blue sapphire ,But i am afraid of cheating.


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