Ceylon Blue Sapphire
Ceylon Blue Sapphire | (Nil Manika) One of Sri Lanka’s Top Level Exports.
Blue Sapphire is a very unique variety of gemstones of the mineral Corundum family, where the colour exists in an attractive blend of primary blue at various saturations and tonal levels. The Sapphire stone is considered as the birthstone for September in traditional customs and it is also considered to represent wealth and prosperity in the wearer’s life.
The legacy of Gems in Sri Lanka or up until 1972 known as “Ceylon” can be dated back to the 2nd Century AD. Over the years it has been considered an elemental source of unique and natural blue sapphires, that is incomparable to the world. Natural Ceylon Blue Sapphires are considered to be in preference in both jewellery and Vedic Beliefs due to the unique colour and carat value it offers. SriLanka produces more than 75 other varieties of gems and precious stones.