Astrologer Parshant Kapoor

Vedic Jyotish | Medical Astrology | Business Astrology | Love and Relationship | Infertility Cure & Treatment for both men and women with the help of Ayurveda | Ayurvedic Treatment for Azoospermia | Cure for chronicle diseases with the help of Medical Astrology

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Blue Sapphire of kashmir-History



Kashmir sapphires rarely appear very high even at high end auctions. It has a history, very long back. In April 2007, 22.66 carat cushion cut Kashmir Sapphire, which was set in a pendant surrounded by diamonds, was sold at a Christies auction. Its cost was about $3,064,000. According to some gemologist, this was a “nice stone”, indicating it was from the finest Sapphire from Kashmir.
Sapphires were first discovered in Kashmir in the year 1880. The story behind Blue Sapphire was that a landslide in the Padar region uncovered the deposits of Blue Sapphire, which was present in the Himalayas at about 4,500 meters.
But, subsequent exploration failed to uncover significant new material. Over the years, several mining efforts were undertaken during the summer months. But the marvels, which came out of the original geological surveys never matched today and the area are mostly under the control of Muslim guerrillas.
This an excellent piece of gem, which is still found in the Indian Himalayas region.

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Synthetic Blue sapphire | Lab created Sapphire

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Synthetic Blue  Sapphire


Production of synthetic sapphire gemstone started a few years later than Ruby.

Appearance– The color synthetic blue sapphire is  of medium-light faceted stones often look darker at the edges, due to an optical effect. It may also be colder and grayer than natural sapphire. It is cut into all shapes used for the natural stones, both faceted and cabochon. The cabochon cut is, in fact the one which suits all. Synthetic sapphire or lab treated sapphire’s are very transparent in appearance

Features- The color, sometimes with an unusual shades and color zoning, and the absence of blue green pleochroism. The main distinctive features are internal and only visible under a lens or microscope, broad bands resenting curved growth lines. The depth of the color is much more clearly visible. Sometimes “gas bubbles” and minute foreign bodies either separately or in “swarms” follow the growth curves.

Cost- The cost of synthetic blue sapphire is very low as compared to natural sapphires