How much is a 1 carat sapphire?
A 1 carat sapphire here costs around $1,000-1,600. An example on the high end is this 0.99 cushion shape sapphire for $1,625. Larger stones (3 carats or more) are more rare, and thus will command a higher price tag.
What color sapphire is the most expensive?
The most valuable attribute of Sapphire is the cornflower blue color, known as Kashmir Sapphire or Cornflower Blue Sapphire. Another valuable Sapphire type is the very scarce, orange-pink Padparadscha.
Are sapphires expensive?
Sapphires can range in price from $50 per carat to more than $10,000 per carat, with the most expensive sapphire sold on record costing $135,000 per carat. The price of a sapphire is determined mostly by quality, and a large, low-quality sapphire can be a lot cheaper than a small yet very high-quality sapphire.
Which Sapphire is the best quality?
The best color for a natural blue sapphire is an intense, velvety, deep royal blue. This color of sapphire would be considered AAA quality, the rarest and most valuable. The second best color is a medium rich blue, or AA quality. Any blue sapphires that have a slight gray undertone fit into the A category.