Historic Importance of Blue Sapphires
The Blue Sapphires is an excellent and most admired gemstone that has been appreciated for centuries. It has mesmerizing beauty, the colours are along the exceptional hardness and strength that the blue sapphires possess and it is just next to the diamond.
In common knowledge, Blue Sapphire is the birthstone for the people who are Capricorn and Aquarius zodiac sign. It has been appreciated through centuries. Whenever we hear the word sapphire, the first picture that stuck our mind is the elegant blue sapphire. In fact, the most of the people think that blue colour sapphire is the only sapphire, but it is a misconception as sapphires are found in various colours such as pink, yellow and other five colours in rainbow.
Cornflower Blue Sapphire – Cause
Cornflower blue sapphire is the speciality of the framed Kashmir sapphires. It has a soft velvety colour that makes it a unique sapphire. The very toned and the rich cornflower blue colour is little saturated and found in palest blue to the lushest Cornflower blue. However, it fetches the best price because Cornflower blue sapphires are the most famous one till now.
What exactly is cornflower blue colour in blue sapphires?
In the name of Sapphires, the cornflower blue sapphires have the most desirable colour. It is one of the rare flowers that are intensified blue in colour rather than purple, violet or white in colour. Along with this, it has an excellent saturation and tone that highlights the purity of the colour. The Cornflower Blue Sapphire is mostly prized since it came into existence.
Other colour sapphires such as violet-blue and velvety tones of medium and dark are the blue sapphires that are prized the most. When viewed from various angles, the colour of the sapphire varies for this reason; they are defined as dichroic stone. The qualities of the crystal sapphires depend on the geological conditions of their formation. The fine crystals are formed by some locales that yield extra gems.
In the world of sapphire, the most soughted one is the Cornflower Blue Sapphire Gemstone. It is due to the percentage of titanium and iron that exists in the stone. The transfer of more iron and titanium in the corundum makes it cornflower blue in color. Some minor inclusions are also found inside the blue sapphire and the transparency of the stone is decreased by fine thread like structures called as rutile needles. There are various color combinations and hues that can be identified in sunlight and light while observing blue sapphire from various angles.
The price of the Cornflower blue sapphire depends on the quality and the color of the stone. The best cornflower blue sapphire gemstone fetches price between INR 5000 to INR 15,000 per carat. But before buying it ask for the proper gems certificate from a reputed gem lab because there are many gemstones seller who sells fake blue sapphire in the name of Cornflower Blue Sapphire Gemstone.