Gemstone Guide

 

Birthstone of September
Nothing is more timeless than the elegant blue sapphire. With a hardness of 9 out of 10, the blue sapphire is only second to diamond in durability and excellent stone for any style of ring.

Blue Sapphire

Nothing is more timeless than the elegant blue sapphire. With a hardness of 9 out of 10, the blue sapphire is only second to diamond in durability and excellent stone for any style of ring.Read More

Color Cornflower Blue
Gem Species Corundum
Hardness 9
Toughness Good
Stability Very Good
Clarity Type II - Very Slightly Included/VSI
Common Inclusions Color Zoning, Needles, Mineral Inclusions, Fingerprints, Disk-like Fractures
Crystal System Trigonal
Enhancements Heat
Gemstone Care Steam Cleaning with Caution,Ultrasonic Cleaner with Caution,Soap, water, and soft brush
Chemicals to Avoid Boric Acid
Note *Do not use harsh chemicals or ultrasonic cleaners at home*
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