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Sapphire Engagement Rings as an Alternative to Diamond Engagement Rings

Often people get confused that engagement rings must have a diamonds.  Diamond engagement rings are the most traditional and often used. It has its reasons of course. Diamond gives a sparkle like no other gemstone and is the most precious gemstone. However, diamond engagement rings are not for everyone. Some women like color in their rings, and some women just don’t like diamonds at all; you’d be surprise to know that some women really don’t, like Gali and Inbal!

pink sapphire engagement ring

Sapphire engagement rings are a good alternative for diamond engagement rings for some people. Sapphires have different characteristics than a diamond; sapphires are the second strongest gemstone, diamond being the first of course. Sapphires have a hardness of 9 on the mohs hardness scale, whereas a diamond is a 10. Sapphires come in many pretty colors, like yellow, pink, orange, brown, purple, but the main color is blue. Blue symbolizes loyalty and indestructible trust, but at the same time gives the impression of love and longing. The perfect message a man could give to their soon-to-be bride.

Often, people would mix sapphires with diamonds on their engagement rings. It’s perfectly normal for a person to have a sapphire ring instead of a diamond engagement ring. I’d say, you should buy and wear a ring that you truly love and what fits your personality the best.

pink sapphire and diamond engagement ring

You must be very careful when you choose a sapphire. A lot of sapphires have been treated to enhance the gem, such as irradiation, heat treatment, dyeing and coating. The most valuable sapphires are deep and pure blue, and do not change color when moved into a different light. Stones that are too dark or too light are of less value. 

Bargain Blue Sapphires Engagement Rings

If the women you are going to marry is in love with sapphires rings it is a good idea to try and go learn more about these sapphires stones and rings before actually buying one.

Sapphire engagement rings

Sapphire is the best selling gem in the United Sates. The mysticism and intense color of Blue sapphire makes the gem so popular. Ancient Greeks used to dedicate sapphire to their Sky God – Zeus. Whenever we think of sapphires, generally the blue sapphire strikes our mind. Although sapphires come in a wide spectrum of colors including Pink, Purple, Black, Orange, Green, Yellow and more, Blue remains to be the most popular color.

Blue sapphire ring is a wonderful choice for evening occasions, just as they qualify perfectly for day wear. The price of a sapphire ring can vary from around a couple hundred dollars to tens of thousands, whose value depends on whether or not the sapphire has been treated, its color, cut, saturation and of course the clarity. Majority of the sapphires used for the jewelry undergo a special heat treatment, which can improves the color and clarity of sapphires drastically. Heated blue sapphires tends to cost more than non-heated ones.

It is true that blue sapphires engagement rings are very stunning and her friends and family will be envious of her one-of-a-kind blue sappire engagement band. You actually took the time to learn more about first and that will make her sapphire engagement ring even more special. You have to know that purchasing a blue sapphires engagement ring does not need not be a hard task. Follow the 4 step process and you will be set!

4 Step Process

Step 1: Finding a sapphire ring jewelery dealer that deals with different types of sapphire gem stones. Your favorite jeweler should have a huge selection of blue sapphires engagement rings that you can compare to each other. Antique style sapphires rings jeweler will often have many beautiful sapphires engagement rings bargains.

Step 2: Choose the cut of the sapphire stone. Blue Sapphires engagement rings can come in the same shapes as diamond rings. You can choose from many shapes like square, round, oval and radiant cuts.

Step 3: Pick the coloring of the blue sapphires engagement ring. A darker blue sapphires stone will be more expensive than sapphires with a lighter coloring. There are also pink sapphires that you can use in your ring instead. Women love the color of pink sapphires because it is a very feminine and color. Pink sapphires rings are also a hot trend and very in vogue among women.

Step 4: is checking the brilliance and clarity of the blue sapphires engagement ring. Always know that a blue sapphire stone should be very catching to the eye and should stand out when the sapphires engagement ring is placed on your intend finger.