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The Sapphire Dream Mattress has a hybrid design that incorporates multiple types of materials. In total, it is 14.5 inches tall, which makes it taller than average and better-suited to people who want a mattress with a higher profile.
The firmness is medium soft, which is about a 4 on the 1-10 firmness scale, and it is not offered in any other firmness level. This gives the Sapphire Dream a plusher feel with more sink than many other hybrids. A 14-inch version without a pillow-top is available, though it has only a slightly firmer feel than the pillow-top model.
Four layers compose the interior of the mattress. The top layer is 1.5 inches of graphite-infused memory foam. This foam works to absorb pressure from the body, cradling around pain points while also limiting motion transfer. The memory foam has an egg-crate shape that enables greater ventilation and, along with the graphite infusion, helps to reduce heat retention.
The second layer is 1.5 inches of polyfoam. This foam is particularly soft and plays an essential role in cultivating the Sapphire Dream’s plush feel.
The third layer forms the majority of the support core. It is a tall set of innerspring coils. The coils are individually wrapped to give each spring an enhanced ability to compress independently of the springs around it. They are made with high-density steel, and the coils are thicker (lower gauge) around the outside of the mattress in order to increase edge support.
The fourth layer is made with a high-density polyfoam that serves as a stable base for the coils and the mattress as a whole.
The comfort system of the Sapphire Dream fits into a pillow-top. This pillow-top not only gives a distinct visual appeal but also contributes to the bed’s inviting softness. The cover is made with Tencel, a naturally derived material that is well-regarded for its combination of smoothness and breathability.
The Sapphire Dream Mattress uses a breathable Tencel lyocell cover along with comfort layers of memory foam and polyfoam over a base of individually wrapped coils and polyfoam.
1.5″ Memory Foam (Graphite-Infused)
Innerspring Coils (Individually Wrapped, Reinforced Perimeter)
The Sapphire Dream hybrid is available in all six of the standard sizes. Like most hybrids, it is relatively heavy, and this is especially noticeable in queen, king, and California king sizes.
The Sapphire Dream has a retail price that rates as above-average for hybrid beds available online. Without a discount, the higher sticker price may put this mattress out of the budget for some shoppers. That said, U.S. Mattress frequently offers promotions that make the Sapphire Dream a more compelling value.
|Twin||39" x 75"||14.5"||50 lbs.||$1,899|
|Twin XL||39" x 80"||14.5"||60 lbs.||$1,899|
|Full||54" x 75"||14.5"||70 lbs.||$1,949|
|Queen||60" x 80"||14.5"||80 lbs.||$1,999|
|King||76" x 80"||14.5"||120 lbs.||$2,599|
|California King||72" x 84"||14.5".||120 lbs.||$2,599|
When breaking down your mattress options, it is frequently helpful to consider your sleeping position and body weight. Taking these factors into account can help you find the right mattress to match your needs.
Side sleepers need a mattress that can properly relieve pressure around their shoulders and hips, which tend to press firmly into a mattress. In most cases, this means a medium or medium firm mattress with at least moderate contouring.
If a mattress is too firm, the hips and shoulders will bear the brunt of it, often leading to morning pain. But if a mattress is too soft, those heavier areas will sink excessively into the bed and out of alignment with the lower back and spine. Side sleepers with a higher body weight typically need additional firmness to find the right balance.
The memory foam in the Sapphire Dream’s comfort system helps relieve pressure, which can be a benefit for side sleepers. With its medium soft feel, the Sapphire Dream is well-suited for side sleepers under 230 pounds, but it will feel too plush and potentially lack support for most people over 230 pounds.
When positioned on your back, the area that is most at risk is the lumbar spine, which is located in the lower back. This part of the spine has a natural curve, and if a mattress can’t accommodate that curve, it may result in low back pain.
The Nectar’s three layers of memory foam cushion and conform, which may help disperse pressure buildup around a back sleeper’s hips. The Adaptive Hi-Core memory foam transition layer provides extra support, which should be sufficient to prevent most back sleepers from sinking in too deeply.
Most often, the best mattress to suit back sleepers ranges from medium to firm. Back sleepers over 230 pounds usually need a much firmer bed than those who weigh less than 130 and somewhat firmer than those who weigh under 230. If the bed is too soft, it’s easy for the abdominal area to push down into the comfort system, forcing the body in a U- or V-shape that can strain the spine. At the same time, too much firmness will create unwanted impact with the lumbar spine.
The Sapphire Dream is a good match for back sleepers who weigh under 130 pounds because they can take advantage of its pressure relief and, because of their lower body weight, won’t sink out of alignment on its medium soft surface. Back sleepers over 230 pounds are more likely to find the Sapphire Dream too plush for their support needs.
The Sapphire Dream mattress is too soft for the majority of stomach sleepers. However, it may be a good option for stomach sleepers who weigh under 130 pounds and don’t push as deeply into the bed’s foam comfort layers.
For stomach sleepers, it’s important to have a firmer sleeping surface, and this takes on added importance for people who are over 230 pounds. The reason this matters is, as with back sleepers, related to the lumbar spine.
On a soft mattress, most stomach sleepers will find their midsection, where more weight is often carried, sagging into the bed, forcing the body into a U-shape. That position places significant pressure on the lumbar spine. As a comfort preference, many stomach sleepers also want a firmer sleeping surface so that they don’t feel like they are being smothered by their mattress when lying face-down.
|Under 130 lbs.||130-230 lbs.||Above 230 lbs.|
The Sapphire Dream mattress is sold by U.S. Mattress, a company based in Michigan. For customers in all 50 states, the Sapphire Dream is available for purchase directly from the U.S. Mattress website. U.S. Mattress also has six brick-and-mortar stores in the state of Michigan.
U.S. Mattress offers free shipping of the Sapphire Dream mattress to the 48 contiguous United States. In most cases, the mattress arrives within about a week.
Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is available, and customers should contact U.S. Mattress directly for a price quote.
The Sapphire Dream is shipped as a mattress in a box, which means that it arrives at your front door compressed inside a large box. When the mattress is taken out of the packaging, it decompresses and achieves its complete size.
U.S. Mattress does not offer White Glove delivery or old mattress removal for the Sapphire Dream mattress.
The Sapphire Dream comes with a 120-night sleep trial. You are required to keep the mattress for the first 30 nights as a try-out period. After 30 nights, you can return or exchange the mattress. For returns, there is a $139 processing fee as well as a 20% restocking fee (up to $500) that is deducted from your refund. For exchanges, only the $139 processing fee is assessed.
The Sapphire Dream mattress comes with a lifetime limited warranty. It covers defects in materials and manufacturing for as long as you own the mattress. The company will repair or replace a mattress that is found to be defective, but the warranty does not cover transportation costs associated with warranty claims.
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