The Kashmir Sapphire is one of the rarest and highly sought after Sapphires
known. It is well known for its silky blue color which is caused by minute
inclusions inside the Kashmir Sapphire. These inclusions make the stone look
velvety or silky.
In this category you will find single faceted Kashmir Sapphire. Our verified
sellers have hand selected these stones to offer for sale here on Gem Rock
When selecting a Kashmir Sapphire, try and select the cleanest possible
stone for you budget. A Kashmir Sapphire with inclusions or blemishes will
greatly reduce the price of the gem.
Color is extremely important when selecting a Kashmir
Sapphire. While they do come in other colors other than blue, blue is the most
popular and highly sought after. Look for stones that are intense in color and
have that silky look.
In terms of cutting, Kashmir Sapphire is generally faceted
in Kashmir or India. This means the quality of cutting is not as good as the
precious cut stones from Sri Lanka or other parts of the world. Having said
that, the cutting appearance does not detract from the price of a Kashmir