Sapphire Engagement Rings
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Since biblical times, sapphires have been prized as precious stones: Song of Solomon 5:14b describes a bridegroom, saying that “His body is carved ivory inlaid with sapphires.” For thousands of years, this distinctive stone has been prized by royalty, and today sapphire engagement rings are a sought-after way for royalty and commoners alike to pop the question. Read more.
Sapphire is the birthstone for September, but it’s loved by women born at any time of year. This rare precious stone is a unique and stunning option for engagement rings—it shows that your love is a one of a kind treasure.
The beautiful blue color of sapphire is impossible to miss. Ranging from the deep blue of the evening sky to the bright blue of the heavens on a cloudless day, this stone’s shades of indigo have won the hearts of many. Blue is purported to be the most common favorite color and sapphire’s vibrant shade is a stunning example of why it’s so widely loved. Sapphires are also an extremely hard gemstone—only a diamond is harder.
Although the popularity of sapphire engagement rings has surged in the past few years, these rings are nothing new to those who follow British royalty. Princess Diana chose an engagement ring with a dazzling 18-carat oval-shaped sapphire surrounded by diamonds. A generation later Prince William gave this same ring to Kate Middleton, causing an explosion of interest in sapphire rings.
Like the famous ring now worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, several of Apples of Gold’s styles combine sapphire in a starring role with more traditional diamonds. These rings bring a touch of royalty to the wearer’s finger, regally commanding attention.
Sapphire solitaires let the exquisite hue of this gemstone truly shine. Sapphire gives added richness to engagement rings inspired by the past. The graceful, delicate motifs of the Victorian Era and the shapes and lines of the Art Deco period both benefit from this stone’s exquisite color. These vintage sapphire engagement rings combine time-honored style with the gemstone of the moment.
Like all of Apples of Gold’s gemstone jewelry, their sapphire engagement rings feature only quality gemstones, chosen to last a lifetime. Sapphire engagement rings are designed to become the treasured heirlooms of tomorrow.
Whether you choose a style that lets sapphire shine solo or one that complements it with diamonds, sapphire engagement rings are an out-of-the-ordinary option to show that you think that the woman you love stands out from the rest.
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