How To Buy Sapphires

Sapphire

Color is the most important feature on a sapphire’s value. The most valued blue sapphires are blue to violetish blue, in medium to medium-dark tones. The best sapphires have strong to vivid color saturation.

Cornflower Blue

The most valuable blue sapphires are called cornflower blue, having a medium-dark violet-blue tone

Royal Blue

Royal blue is both a bright shade and a dark shade of azure blue

Navy Blue

Navy blue is a very dark shade of the color blue

Violet Blue

The most valuable blue sapphires are called cornflower blue, having a medium-dark violet-blue tone
Blue sapphires are classified by GIA as Type II this means that they typically have inclusions, Blue sapphires with extremely high clarity are rare, and valuable.

Very Included

Too many inclusions that the sapphire is unpleasant to seeToo many inclusions that the sapphire is unpleasant to see

Included

nclusions are visible to the naked eye, inclusions are no so much distracting

Very Slightly included

Inclusions are visible to the unaided eye but they do not distract from the beauty of the Sapphire

Eye Clean

Inclusions are not seen by the unaided eye
This is how we know that your sapphire is Natural

Growth Zones

Straight colour zoning

Healed Fracture

Partly healed inclusions

Crystal

Graphite inclusion with halo in sapphire

Stress crack

Crystal inclusion with stress crack also known as Poached egg
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