Blue Sapphire stone is a natural precious gemstone and rarest blue colored gemstone. The word sapphire is derived from the Latin word “saphirus” and also taken the Greek word “sapheiros,”. Both words have the same meaning “blue”.
Blue Sapphire has been prized as great gemstones from the history of time i.e. since 800 BC (before Christ).
B.C. Rulers of ancient Persia believed that Blue sapphire represents the heavens.
This natural beautiful sapphire stone has a long history. The sapphire stone is prized because of its color and the best valuable colors of the blue sapphire gemstone is violetish blue. Sapphire stone is medium or dark medium in tones and highly saturated in the medium.
The beautiful and natural blue sapphire stone is considered as the birthstone for the month of September.Queens and Kings wore sapphires around their necks.
Blue sapphire gemstone is expensive because its color is a strong vivid velvety blue to violet-blue in medium and medium-dark tones. Sapphire from pale baby blue and royal blue color come in a large variety of hues.
Sapphire gemstones are found in different countries in the world. The mining locations of sapphires are Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Kashmir, Australia, Madagascar, Tanzania etc. The Best Quality of sapphire gemstones is found in Kashmir and Ceylon (Sri Lanka) which are expensive and highly valuable too.
Here we are sharing with you some famous mining locations of sapphire gemstones, so let’s take a look.