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Let's talk Blue Gems!

Updated: Sep 30, 2021


Millennium cut Blue Zircon

The change of the southern hemisphere season from long dry winter to the upbeat rhythms of summer happens in September - October.


It is no surprise Blue sapphire, the birthstone for September, brings with it an excitement of fresh and new options for colourful jewellery creations including the most remarkable engagement rings.





Blue sapphire is not the only mesmerising blue gem option. There are numerous sought after blueish gems that all meet the thrill of expectation.



Blue Sapphire

Natural name: Corundum

Hardness: 9.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $300 - $450

Blue Sapphire










Peacock Sapphire

Natural name: Corundum

Hardness: 9.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $300 - $450


Peacock Sapphire











Blue Zircon

Natural name: Zircon *often confused with Cubic Zirconia.

Hardness: 7.5 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $60 - $100

Blue Zircon












Aquamarine

Natural name: Beryl

Hardness: 7.5-8.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $200 - $300

Aquamarine *treated
Aquamarine *untreated













London Blue Topaz

Natural name: Topaz

Hardness: 8.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $200 - $300

London Blue Topaz












Sky Blue Topaz

Natural name: Topaz

Hardness: 8.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $50 - $60

Sky Blue Topaz












Tanzanite

Natural name: Ziosite

Hardness: 6.5 - 7.0 Mohs

Price range: (0.50ct) $200 - $300

Blue Violet Tanzanite



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