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Sapphire Gemstones

The September Birth Stone, Sapphires

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The sapphire along with ruby is surely one of the most sought after gemstone. Kings and queens of yesteryears regarded these gems as a show of wealth, power and status. One very important thing about sapphire gems is their hardness. When compared to the hardest stone used in conventional jewelry, namely diamonds, sapphires measure up a very close second. The hardness of gems is measured on the Mohs scale and a sapphire gem stone rates a 9. There is only one stone that has a better rating and that is diamonds. It is this hardness that makes sapphire gem stone jewelry very durable and sturdy.

Sapphire gem stones are found in a few colors but, the most popular are the blue sapphires. These gems can be found in a bright blue like those mined in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Madagascar sapphires are also found in good blue shades. The most commonly used blue sapphire gems are mined in Australia and Thailand. If you had to value a sapphire based on it's grade, the origin of the gem stone would also influence the price of the gem. Moving from the highest priced ceylon blue sapphires you would then have the Madagascar blue sapphires. Thailand and Australian blue sapphires come next. The importance given to gemstone origin for blue sapphires is so high that, the depleted Sri Lankan mines yielding patchy and streaky blue sapphires are still highly preferred.

Another interesting color in which sapphires are found is white. While some sapphires are found in a colorless state (white), pale blue sapphires are also heated to high temperatures to produce white sapphire gemstones. The demand for white sapphire stones is somehow restricted to the smaller sizes like 3mm and smaller. These small white sapphire gemstones are used as diamond substitutes in gold and sterling silver jewelry. After all, the hardness of these sapphires would come very close to that of natural diamonds.

While blue sapphires are worn by ladies and men, there is one color of sapphire gems that is almost always restricted to ladies jewelry. This is the pink sapphire, a gem stone that looks simply stunning. Sapphires have better glitter and lustre as compared to pink tourmaline or morganite, two other pink gemstones. However, pink sapphires with good clarity and color can be quite expensive. It is also much harder to find larger sizes of pink sapphire as compared to blue sapphire. In general try to stay within the 1 carat range when choosing pink sapphire gemstones. You will then get a gem that looks good and has impressive color saturation and clarity too.

Green sapphires did make a splash in the gemstone world about 5 to 6 years ago but, the popularity of this gemstone has remained low and stagnant. While there is no technical reason for the lower demand for green sapphire gemstones, it is probably related to the fact that many options are available when it comes to green gems.

Star sapphire is an interesting type of sapphire. Specific natural inclusions in a sapphire cause a star effect on the surface when light strikes the stone. A good star sapphire should have a bright and sharp star. Natural star sapphires also show one important characteristic, the star moves with the source of light that shines on it. One important thing that you should know is that most good star sapphires have been mined out. Gemological experts have now come up with a special process to treat natural sapphires. This process creates a star effect on the gemstone, the star is sharp and moves with the source of light. These star sapphires are called diffused star sapphires, important thing being that they are made from natural sapphires. If you had to get a moderately priced natural star sapphire today, you would seem little more than a blob of light than any type of star. On the other hand, diffused star sapphires show an impressive star effect and are very affordable.

Wearing a birth stone is supposed to bring good luck, sapphires are the birthstone for the month of September. You can ofcourse choose a sapphire of any color to represent your birthstone. Directstones provides all types, shapes and sizes of sapphires. You can also choose a grade for your sapphire gem. Remember that the price of sapphire stones depends on their clarity, origin and size too. A larger sapphire would be priced higher per carat as compared to a smaller one. This would be true even if both sapphires were of the same grade. You can email us at for your requirements of sapphires or any other gem stone. We welcome even single piece orders so do let us know what you require.  

pink sapphire gem stone, square sapphire gem pink


A superb pink sapphire gem stone, very good clarity and eye clean. Good bright pink color. Size is a 5mm square suitable for a yellow or white gold pink sapphire wedding or engagement ring. The right weight of 0.6 carats and the modest size give this spectacular gem stone an attractive price of just 375 U.S$. We can ofcourse get you pink sapphire gems in all shapes and sizes. By custom cutting every single gem we do not limit your choice of gem stone type, shape size or grade. See an amazing Kaisilver ring using this pink sapphire, here .

star sapphire, diffused star sapphire gems


Star sapphires with a sharp and clear star like these are very rarely found these days. Advances in gem processing have devised the diffusion process that creates the star effect on natural sapphires. The star is sharp and clear and also moves with the light source. The size of these diffused star sapphires is 9mm x 7mm oval. Each of the gems weighs around 3 carats. An amazing price of just 17.50 U.S$ per piece. We can also provide larger star sapphires. You can buy as many pieces as you need even just 1 piece is fine.

diffused star sapphire gem stone


A larger diffused star sapphire gem stone. Suitable for a men's star sapphire ring. A diffused star sapphire gem is a natural sapphire, put through a specialized process that creates the star effect. This oval star sapphire gem stone has an impressive size of 11m x 9mm and is well supported by a substantial weight of 4.5 carats.The process of making diffused star sapphires has brought affordability to the star sapphire. You pay just 35 U.S$ for each of these diffused star sapphires. Order just as many pieces as you want and remember that, even single piece orders are welcome.

big blue sapphire gem stone, large oval sapphire gems


A big blue sapphire gemstone, oval faceted and great value for your money. Get this oval blue sapphire gem for an impressive mens ring or, request for a matching set and wear an awesome blue sapphire pendant and earring set. All sapphire gems at Directstones are procured from the mines and custom cut by our skilled cutters. The size of this blue sapphire stone is 9mm x 7mm, the weight is 3 carats. A great buy at just 2,750 U.S$ for the piece. We can provide custom cut sapphires in all shapes and sizes, just let us know what you need.

large pink sapphire gem oval, big sapphire


A stunning sapphire gem, shown here is a 3.5 carat oval pink sapphire stone. An impressive size of 10mm x 7.5mm a very rare and unique piece since, few pink sapphire gems in sizes larger than 9mm are being cut these days. Good color and lustre, meant for a high end sapphire gemstone ring. If you are looking for an ordinary pink sapphire stone, leave this one aside. It has a price tag of just 3,500 U.S$ and worth it. If you need any other dimensions, size, shape or price point for your pink sapphire or any other gem, let us know. We will custom cut a piece for you.


Who Is Kaisilver?

With a spectacular online track record that extends over 8 years, Kaisilver is today widely accepted as the global leader in online custom jewelry. A team of over 3,500 skilled craftsmen and gemstone cutters works on all custom jewelry orders received by us. Seven top notch designers drawn from five nations ensure that buyer requirements are well understood no matter which part of the globe they come from. This wide expertise allows us to produce high end jewelry of all types, modern, traditional, historic and even antique. The gemstones used in our jewelry are not leftovers, they are not drawn from a fixed inventory. We have instead developed and built a close network with the world's largest sources for gemstone mining and manufacturing. This gives us priority access to over 200 million carats of gems. In the majority of cases, fresh batches of gems are first made available to us. We then pick the cream of the lot and the remaining gems are returned to the gem manufacturer, that is the produce that then hits local markets in various countries.

So why then have many people not heard of Kaisilver. The reason is simple and straight forward. At Kaisilver we do not believe in spending big bills on advertising and publicity gimmicks. Though we do have fashion models and sportsmen in our customer list, we do not use them as sponsors for our custom jewelry. We realize that expensive showrooms and commission driven sales staff all add up on the price tag. The final buyer needs to bear all these overheads and this reduces the material value that the buyer derives for the price paid. We have as a policy, kept away from hiring sales staff. All customer service requirements are made by experts in gems and jewelry. We use customer satisfaction levels as a bench mark to measure staff capability and capacity. So it is customer satisfaction that keeps us in business and ensures a high growth rate.

How To Order?

The process to order gems and custom jewelry at Kaisilver is similar. We do not expect you to make a rush purchase. We do wish that you take the time to discuss your requirements with our experts. They will be in a position to provide constructive suggestions that will guide you to make well informed buying decisions. Email all your requirements to provide as much inputs as possible to help us make relevant suggestions. For example if you are keen on getting a green gemstone but, are not particular about it being an emerald mention this in your email. Our gem experts might suggest a green tourmaline or even a peridot instead of an emerald. This suggestion would reduce our profit margins but will give you a gem that, is much cheaper and even more durable as compared to an emerald. When it comes to payments we offer some very suitable options. Paypal is the preferred form of payment, it is fair to the buyer and seller. The buyer when using paypal never needs to reveal credit card of bank information to the seller. We also accept direct bank transfers but prefer to do this on a case by case basis. When it comes to online transactions these days, both buyer and seller are afraid of frauds. It is quite possible that you do not feel comfortable working with us at Kaisilver. We sometimes feel a little uncomfortable with certain transactions too and prefer to keep away from them. There have always been fears of processing payments through Western Union money transfers. With the latest fraud reports, fake sellers and even fake buyers have been pulling off many online frauds using this mode of payment. At the same time we do understand that armed forces from the U.S who are stationed in various global positions sometimes have no other mode of payment besides Western Union. We therefore accept this mode of payment but at the same time, request you to avoid this mode if you do not feel comfortable using it. Shipping is done through FEDEX and you can expect a production lead time of around 4 to 5 weeks from the date of order confirmation and receipt of payment. Every jewel is fully custom made and requires the complete attention and concentration of highly skilled craftsmen. When it comes to gems, we could provide faster lead times and this can be discussed for each specific order.

Buyer Testimonials.

Below are a few comments from some of our buyers. As mentioned above we have a very serious interest in buyer satisfaction since our very existence depends solely depends on satisfied buyers. A high degree of repeat orders and a large number of orders being received through buyer recommendations has been at the heart of our success. Kaisilver buyers include people from all professions and walks of life. Fashion models, sportsmen, politicians, lawyers, financial experts, doctors and surgeons, members of the armed forces, newsreaders and journalists, students, casino and resort owners make up most of our buyer list.

.......received ring yesterday as you promised. it is stunning, more beautiful than i expected. the design and craftsmanship are outstanding. thank you again, it has been a pleasure doing business with you. i will highly recommend you to everyone i know, and look forward to doing business with you in the future. your entire staff has been professional and you displayed a high degree of honesty and integrity throughout the transaction. thank your staff and your craftsman for their incredible work. please feel free to use me as a reference as a EXTREMELY satisfied customer. take care, i wish you all well. Lt. Colonel James William Brady USA, Ret. Beverly Hills, Florida
Thank you very much for all your information and help with the production and safe delivery of the ring. It is indeed more than I had hoped forand I'm sure will be a winner with my wife. It is a shame that other firms can not be as helpful, you are all to be congratulated - Thank you again. Mr.Peter Keeble, U.K.

The ring arrived and it is beautiful. Thank you for such a wonderful job. I will be looking at your website over the next couple of weeks to place an additional order. Your workmanship and pricing is excellent.
Thanks again,
Dr. David Williams, U.S






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