Quick Answer: How Many Carats Is My Sapphire?

How many carats is a 9x7mm?

CARAT TO MM CONVERSIONBRILLIANT CUTPRINCESS CUTEMERALD CUT0.63-0.68ctsct = 5.5-5.6mm0.63-0.68ctsct = 4.8mm2.50ct = 9X7mm0.69-0.74cts = 5.6-5.8mm0.69-0.74cts = 4.8-4.9mm0.75-0.80cts = 5.9-6mm0.75-0.80cts = 4.9-5mm0.90-0.92cts = 6.2-6.3mm0.90-0.92cts = 5.1-5.2mm22 more rows.

Are dark blue sapphires more valuable?

The most valued blue sapphires are velvety blue to violetish blue, in medium to medium-dark tones. Sapphires with these qualities command the highest prices per carat. Less valuable blue sapphires might also be grayish, too light, or too dark.

What is the best cut for a Blue Sapphire?

The most popular cuts for a sapphire are oval, round and cushion. These are commonly used for all types of jewelry like rings, pendants and earrings. The sapphire is formed with a hexagonal crystalline structure. This enables it to be cut into a variety of shapes that are durable even with regular wear.

How much is a 1 carat sapphire?

Sapphires can come as cheap as $25 per carat, to over $11,000 per carat. A blue sapphire around 1 carat is likely to cost from as little as $450 to $1,600, depending on quality.

What is the rarest sapphire color?

For padparadscha sapphires, it’s a tough situation because there are so few natural stones available. This ultra rare mix of orange and pink is without a doubt the rarest color in a sapphire.

How much does a 1 carat sapphire weight?

1.14 caratsThe diamond, with an SG of 3.52, will weigh 1 carat. The sapphire, with an SG of 4, will weigh 1.14 carats. The opal, with an SG of 2.15, will only weigh 0.61 carats. (If you know your gemstone density values well, you can estimate the weight of a standard size gem by sight).

Is a sapphire rare?

Sapphires of fine quality are in fact very rare. Diamonds, for example, are in almost every type of jewelry, in every jewelry store, and on websites around the world. The world production and use of diamonds proves that diamonds are not at all rare, and in fact are in extraordinary supply.

How much is a 5 carat sapphire worth?

In the last few years, prices for be-heated blue sapphire are now at their highest, with stones weighing over 5 carats demanding $3000-5000 per carat; and 2-5 carat gems fetching $1000-3000 USD per carat, especially blue sapphire from Sri Lanka (Ceylon).

How big is a 2.5 carat sapphire?

9 x 7 mm2.5 Carat Sapphire (Oval, Dark Blue, 9 x 7 mm) – Gem Details.

How much is a 2 carat blue sapphire?

The prices per carat for 2 carat heated blue sapphire are about double, with very fine stones selling for $1,500 to $2,500 per carat.

What can damage a sapphire?

While sapphires and rubies can be damaged in various ways during the repair or creation of jewelry, heat is the most common culprit. It’s not that corundum is sensitive to heat, but that overconfident jewelers can sometimes mishandle the heat’s application. Part of this can be the result of routine.

How big is a 2 carat sapphire?

2ct Sapphire (Oval, Blue, 9.53 x 6.35 mm) vs. 2ct Diamond (Oval, White, 10.23 x 6.82 mm)

Do sapphires have carats?

Because sapphires tend to be heavier, a one carat sapphire is generally slightly smaller in size than a one carat diamond. For ease of selection and setting, size is a more useful measurement, which we list in millimeters (mm). Our standard size for a round sapphire is 6 mm, which is approximately one carat.

Is Sapphire heavier than diamond?

A sapphire is more dense (heavy in mass) than a diamond. So it will look smaller than a one carat diamond even though both have the same weight. The price of this gem also rises drastically once it reaches the 4 carat mark. Opting for a 1 to 2 carat sapphire is a great way to enjoy the remarkable beauty of this stone.

Which country blue sapphire is the best?

Blue sapphires are mined from a few specific locations throughout the world. Three of the most popular are, Burma and Sri Lanka and Madagascar.