- What colours can a sapphire have?
- What’s the difference between a sapphire and a blue diamond?
- What’s the symbolism of the sapphire?
You want to buy a ring that’s as unique as you? Stylish, but different? Timeless, but also trendy? Then a ring with a sapphire is what you’re looking for! This gemstone does not just have a beautiful appearance, also the symbolism and price will surprise you. Let yourself be tempted by this article and the extensive selection of rings with a sapphire.
What colours van a sapphire have?
When you think about a sapphire, you probably got a blue gemstone in mind, no? The blue sapphire has the blue colour to the presence of iron in the mineral. But there are also other colours. A sapphire with a purple undertone is the most popular (and the most expensive), while those with a green or rather green appearance are less loved. And a sapphire with a pink-orange colour is the rarest.
Looking for an alternative for the classic ring with a diamond? Follow this tip: a solitaire ring with a not-blue sapphire.
What’s the difference between a sapphire and a blue diamond?
The price! A ring with a coloured diamond is becoming more popular, but it’s not for everyone. Last year the famous blue diamond ‘Oppenheimer’ was sold at Christie’s in Genève for a record amount of 50,82 million euro. So, buying a ring with a colour diamond is more for people with a high budget.
Buying a ring with a blue sapphire is much more affordable. And you don’t have to doubt the quality or the sparkle. Your sapphire is irresistible, especially if you combine it with smaller colourless diamonds.
What’s the symbolism of the sapphire?
Buying a ring with a sapphire is choosing symbolism and emotional value. For ages, this beautiful gemstone has had characters as eternal friendship and loyalty and they are also loved in the royal circles. Even more: buying a ring with a sapphire would foster your relationship.
In the Middle Ages the sapphire was often worn as an amulet against black magic and witchcraft. They believed that wearing the sapphire would give you courage, power and immortality.