sapphire stone

Different Types of Sapphires

Sapphire is a gemstone, a variety of corundum minerals, consisting of aluminum oxide (Al2O3) with traces of elements such as iron, titanium, chromium, vanadium, or magnesium. Sapphires are said to aid in learning, boosting mental strength, and help in spiritual healing. They can soothe the nerves, which improves mental clarity. Sapphires are believed to help in activating the third eye, which opens access to a richer level of self-awareness. 

The sapphires are available in different types and colors. Based on these colors, the sapphires are further classified.

Who Should Wear a Sapphire stone?

People who want to enhance their natal charts and remove the negative impacts of certain planets should consider wearing a sapphire stone. There is a representative planet for every colored sapphire stone. By wearing the prescribed stone the person can enhance the strength of the planet and seek blessings from the ruling God of the planet.

Types of Sapphires

Blue Sapphire

The most popular sapphire of all types is a blue sapphire stone which comes in a variety of colors from pale blue to deep royal blue. These are available in different parts of the world in large quantities. The finest quality of the blue sapphire stones comes in cornflower blue color. In Vedic astrology, this stone is used for enhancing the strength of the Saturn (Shani) planet. 

Pink Sapphire

This is a unique pink-colored stone. The beautiful color of this stone is due to the presence of chromium. Some people have also claimed this stone as a lighter ruby stone. The feminine color and appearance make this stone the second most popular sapphire. These are used extensively for making beautiful pieces of jewelry. In Vedic astrology, this stone has a similar function to that of the Ruby stone and is worn to strengthen the Sun.

Yellow Sapphire

Yellow has always been the color of energy and strength. The yellow color is due to the presence of iron in trace quantities. The color of this stone varies from orange-yellow to green-yellow. In Vedic astrology, this stone is worn to enhance the strength of the Jupiter planet. The Jupiter or Guru planet helps the person in overcoming the various physical, mental, spiritual, and financial issues.

Green Sapphire

Green Sapphire is a very soothing stone that soothes the eyes. It is sometimes called the Peace Stone because it reinforces clear dreaming memories and also enhances the spiritual vision of the wearer. Green sapphire brings the person wisdom, loyalty, sincerity, respect, and trust. This is a very rare gemstone and represents Mercury in Vedic astrology. By wearing this stone, the person can boost the planet’s strengths and seek the blessings of Lord Ganesha. 

Purple Sapphire

The purple color of this stone is due to the presence of vanadium. This stone is available in different colors such as medium purplish, dark purplish, and reddish-purple. This is also a very rare gemstone and has excellent healing properties. The stone promotes peace, calmness, wisdom, fortune, and the spiritual health of the person.