Blue Sapphire (Neelam)

Blue Sapphire (Neelam) is an extremely valuable, blue coloured gemstone of the Corundum mineral family. Known as the most influential and active acting gemstone in Vedic astrology, it is very effective in Business, Career, Health & Marriage and achievement in a person’s life. Natural blue sapphire (Neelam) generally comes from Sri-Lanka(Ceylon), Burma & Kashmir and is worn for planet Saturn (Shani).


Education About Blue Sapphire (Neelam)
  1. Blue sapphire or Neelam stone is connected to an astrologically strong planet named Saturn (Shani). It is said that Neelam is the fastest acting stone and has the power to flourish or destroy the wearer’s destiny.
  2. Blue sapphire or Neelam stone is connected to an astrologically strong planet named Saturn (Shani). It is said that Neelam is the fastest acting stone and has the power to flourish or destroy the wearer’s destiny.
  3. Blue sapphire or Neelam stone is connected to an astrologically strong planet named Saturn (Shani). It is said that Neelam is the fastest acting stone and has the power to flourish or destroy the wearer’s destiny.
Blue Sapphire Cut Faceted, Cabochon
Blue Sapphire Origin Srilanka (Ceylon)
Blue Sapphire Color Light Blue, Medium Blue, Dark Blue
Blue Sapphire Transparency Translucent, Semi-Transparent, Transparent
Blue Sapphire Treatment Unheated, Untreated
Blue Sapphire Shapes Oval, Cushion, Round, Square
Blue Sapphire Certifications IGI-GTL, IIGJ, IGI Certified

Price & Quality

The price of the Blue Sapphire (Neelam ) will start from Rs. 1000 per carat and can go up to Rs. 250000 per carat and above depending upon all the factors which are CUT, COLOUR, CLARITY, CARAT WEIGHT, ORIGIN & TREATMENT.<

Cut The cutting of the stone/gem enhances the gemstone’s qualities while also hiding any imperfections. A better-faceted blue sapphire or neelam costs more than one with a regular or unusual shape. It comes in a variety of cuts, including Oval Mixed, Emerald Cut, Cushion Mixed, and many others.
Color Blue Sapphire is a member of the mineral species corundum. Corundum is naturally colorless material, however, have different colors when impurities are present. The rich color of Blue Sapphire is universally known, the most preferred and most valuable sapphires are deep color saturation known in the trade as the “ Royal Blue “ and soft velvety blue called “ Cornflower Blue”.
Clarity Blue Sapphires normally have inclusions, so the lack of visible inclusions can have a positive impact on value. However, in some cases inclusions can increase the value of a sapphire (Neelam) when extremely fine particular clouds scatter the light, giving the stone a velvety appearance without affecting the transparency.T he clearer the Blue Sapphire (Neelam ) the higher the price.
Carat Weight A natural flawless Blue Sapphire (Neelam ) above a few carats is very rare to find the higher the carat of the stone, the higher the price. In simple words, the price of Blue Sapphire will increase with its size.
Origin & Source The velvety “Cornflower Blue“ hue and minute inclusions observed in Kashmir sapphires make the most sought. the range of Kashmir sapphire starts at aropund Rs.50000 per carat and can go up to Rs.500000 per carat.

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is also a highly sought source of Blue Sapphire. Burma sapphire starts from around Rs.20000 per carat and can go up to Rs. 500000 per carat and above.

Sri Lanka or Ceylon Blue Sapphire are readily available and mostly used as an astrological purpose because the availability is much more and price in generally lower than that of Kashmir and Burma Sapphires. The price for Sri Lankan sapphires will start at Rs.1000 per carat and can go to Rs.100000 per carat and above.

Treatment Hight temperature treatments are used to improve color or to improve the accuracy of yellow sapphire. Glass lead is also used to fill the pits and cracks for better transparency.

It is always recommended to Buy a certified blue sapphire (Neelam) online or from the shopkeeper, along with a certificate which clearly indicates the stone is 100% authentic.

Care & Cleaning

The beautiful and ever gorgeous blue color of Neelam Stone is valued by every gemstone lover. It is considered an ideal choice for daily wear jewelry like rings and bracelets. Warning the stone regularly may make it’s appearance dull especially if you do not take care of it. To keep its beautiful and resplendence, you must hold decent care of your stone. Below are some points on how you should take care of your precious Blue Sapphire.

Rather using any specific cleaning agent meant specifically for ornaments, you can use soft cleansers in warm water to clean it. Always make sure that you are using mild detergents only which do not have cutters as they can cause damage to the natural shine of your Neelam stone.

Leave your Blue Sapphire in this solution for a few minutes, then wash it with warm water and dry with a supple cloth.
For any high-quality Blue Sapphire, it is recommended to ask expert cleaning done by a jeweler. They hold the expertise and techniques needed for cleansing and cleaning precious gemstones.

How to Wear?

How to Wear Blue Sapphire Ring or Pendant
Dhaaran Vidhi:-
Before wearing the neelam/blue sapphire dip it in the unboiled milk with pure ganga water, honey, flowers & pure ghee to get rid of all impurities from the stone.
Chant the holy mantra of shani “Om Pram Preem Paroum Sah Shanye Namah” 108 times. After that wear your blue sapphire ring in the middle finger of either of the hand with positively thoughts.
Neelam birthstone can too be worn by Gemini, Virgo, and Taurus.


Blue Sapphire (Neelam) is extremely popular and recognized as Neelamani, Neelamani, Indraneel, Indraneelam, Neela Pukhraj etc. In the ancient world, people used to believe the gemstone as a savior because of its; energy to resolve financial, professional and psychological issues a person faced during the tough phase of Shani-Saadesati.

  1. Stronger Mind and Bones:- Neelam serves the wearer by relieving it’s joint pain and arthritis and holding sensitive organs in good shape. It soothes the soul and cures individual’s anxiety, confusion, and depression.
  2. Immediate success in jobs and business:- Saturn is known to repay the individual with rewards. People facing stagnancy in their careers can break the standoff and change their fortunes in no time by wearing Neelam.
  3. Surging Fortunes:- The most gratifying advantages of blue sapphire is the instant reversal of sliding fortunes. Neelam Rashi ratan reinforces the warned Saturn, thereby blessing the individual with ample chances to create and manage wealth.
  4. Reoriented Discipline, Patience and Detachment:- Saturn is known to inculcate discipline in native’s lifestyle and makes him focused, determined and progressive towards work. Benefits of Neelam gemstone are reflected in the rewards gained as a result of evolved work ethics of the wearer.
  5. Changes in Patience and Detachment:- Saturn is known to introduce control in a person’s lifestyle and makes him concentrated, determined and progressive towards work. Blue Sapphire Benefits are reflected in the rewards gained as a result of evolved work values of the person.
  6. Widespread Popularity:- Be it a creative endeavor or a political ambition, Neelam helps the person by making his talent and hard work acknowledged by the suitable communities, bringing him, and fortune.

Who should Wear?

Being connected with the karmic Saturn, Blue Sapphire is valued for individuals experiencing a tough period of ‘Shani Sadhe Saati’ or ‘Dhaiya’ in their lives. As its impacts are quite strong and felt immediately, Neelam should be prescribed only by skillful astrologers along with a large deal of care.

Western astrology advises blue sapphire birthstone for Libra Indian astrology guides Neelam Ratna for Makar (Capricorn) and Kumbh (Aquarius) Rashi.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price range for Blue Sapphire?

The price range for Blue Sapphire starts from 100 Rs. per carat/ 900 Rs. per ratti and goes upto 50000 Rs. per carat/ 45000 Rs. per ratti & above, depending upon the quality of stone, which includes CUT COLOUR CLARITY CARAT WEIGHT(4C’s) AND ORIGIN (source) of the stone.

I have heard Kashmiri Blue Sapphire are best? What is the price for that?

Yes, Blue Sapphire from Kashmir are considered as the best Sapphires because they are very rare and are hard to find. Price range in Kashmir Sapphire starts from around 75000 Rs. per carat.

Should I wear Sri Lanka Sapphire or Burmese Sapphire or Kashmiri Sapphire? Which is the best? From which I will get the best result?

You can choose between any three, Sri Lanka Sapphire or Ceylon Sapphire are widely available so they are priced less as compared to other Sapphires, in Sri Lanka Sapphire you will get a good pc in price range from 10000 to 30000 Rs. per carat. Which is nearly impossible in case of Burmese and Kashmiri Sapphires. But if you have good budget then only go for Burma or Kashmiri Sapphires. The cornflower colour which is found in Kashmiri is very rare.

How we will come to know it is from where? Wether its Sri Lankan, Burmese or Kashmiri Blue Sapphire?

We will be providing the certificate, in which the origin is mentioned in the certificate. There are only few labs which mention the origin of the stone such as IGI-Mumbai, GRS-Swisslab , GUBLIN-Swisslab, GIA-America. (Govt Lab Certificate Proof)

What are glass filled Blue Sapphires? Are they also effective astrologically?

Glass filled Sapphires are nothing instead they are the Sapphires of lowest quality, in which the glass is filled to increase the clarity of the stone. In some countries it is declared as synthetic stone.

What is heated and treated Sapphire?

Heat Treatment is done in Blue Sapphire to increase the colour of the stone, there are various methods to increase the colour of the stone, one in the use of beryllium which is not at all good for health. Glass filling treatment is generally done to increase the clarity of the stone.

If we buy a Blue Sapphire and if it doesn't suit’s us, then can we return the stone?

Yes in case of Blue Sapphire we give the stone for testing, you can test the stone on your arm for a 3 days to a week, after that you feel stone is not for you, you can return the stone and we will return you the 100 percent payment, we will not deduct anything.
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