Gemstones for the 4th of July Part 3: Blue Gemstones 

07-03-2013 London blue topaz ringsThe 4th of July is almost here, which means that it’s the perfect time to show your true-blue love for the U.S.A! A piece of jewelry with a blue gemstone is a lovely way to celebrate your allegiance to your county and do it in style, and you have a number of striking options. Today, we’ll look at several stunning blue gemstone picks, from London blue topaz rings cool amethyst pieces.

Blue Topaz

Isabella Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring, 14K White Gold

A semiprecious gemstone, blue topaz comes in a variety of shades that allow it to complement a wide range of skin tones. If you’d prefer a lighter variety of this lovely stone, take a look at the Isabella Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring in 14K White Gold. This sophisticated piece features a two-carat square checkerboard-shaped blue topaz that’s upheld elegantly by a shining setting of 14K white gold. Two small round accent diamonds glitter on either side for an extra touch of sparkle.

London blue topaz

As the darkest variety of blue topaz, London blue topaz is a richly-colored, glamorous pick. With a hue that’s deep but never steely, this gem has saturated look that makes it stand out. The London Blue Topaz Gemstone Solitaire Ring in 14K White Gold showcases this gem in the simplest of styles, allowing its blue beauty to take center stage. Available with a 6mm, 7mm or 8mm gemstone, this ring is a versatile and gorgeous pick.

Tension Set Sapphire Engagement RingSapphire

A classic precious gemstone, sapphire has a deep blue sparkle that instantly conveys sophistication. This time-tested gem has both enduring beauty and durability, ranking just below the diamond in hardness. Even the simplest setting becomes extraordinary when set with this gorgeous stone. The Tension Set Sapphire Engagement Ring provides a simple setting with a subtle twist. This contemporary style places a 6.5mm round sapphire in a unique tension setting that seems to suspend this stone in midair as it hugs this gem from the top and bottom with two arms of gleaming 14K white gold.

Vintage Floral Aquamarine Ring in 14K White Gold




If you’re in search of a refreshing gem that’s been drawing eyes and admirers for literally thousands of years, check out Apples of Gold’s selection of Aquamarine rings! These pieces feature a stone that, like the name suggests, calls to mind a gentle sea, with a sparkle that glitters like a ray of sunlight on an ocean wave. Its light blue glimmer is always welcome, and adds a vibrant touch of a wide range of styles.

Antique-inspired designs are lovely in aquamarine, as demonstrated by the Vintage Floral Aquamarine Ring in 14K White Gold. A 6mm round aquamarine is surrounded by a detailed setting that calls to mind the romance of times past, demonstrating a commitment to fine craftsmanship and an eye for time-honored style. An intricate floral motif cascades down the sides of this feminine ring, providing elegance that’s always in style.

Any of these blue gemstone options is an excellent way to declare your love for your country—or simply your love for gorgeous jewelry.  These true-blue picks are perfect for the 4th—or any day!

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