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Sapphire Gemstone Engagement Rings

In terms of engagement rings, diamonds are still the most popular choice, but engagement rings made from sapphire still hold pride of place.
Anyone who has seen an intensely colored sapphire in a jewelry store knows how fascinating the saturated colors of the stone are. Unparalleled liveliness, sapphire engagement rings have long been favored by royalty or even fashionable brides looking for a different and timeless alternative to diamonds. 

What color of gold to choose to accompany your sapphire?

Undeniably glamorous, sapphire is a daring choice that fascinates. Yellow gold blends wonderfully with the intense blue color of this gemstone. No matter what form it is, whatever it is Oval, round or princess, yellow is mostly favored because it brings out all the nuances of the stone. But this choice is purely personal and you can without a shadow of a doubt go for white or rose gold. It depends on your taste and your style above all! 

Platinum is a good alternative to gold because it is a much stronger metal that is resistant to the passage of time, which goes hand in hand with this gemstone. Indeed, sapphire is one of the most resistant stones in the world. This is why this stone is associated with loyalty and is therefore a popular choice for a engagement ring.

Which choice of sapphire is right for you?

You will undoubtedly find the sapphire that suits you the most because there are so many. The colours sapphires are numerous, the Blue being the best known, it also exists in green, pink, yellow, White, orange or even purple. For the making of your jewel, opt for a colored stone to bring a little touch of cheerfulness to your finger. Colored gemstones all have hues that vary depending on the quality of the stone. Blue sapphire, for example, has several shades ranging from light blue or very dark blue, from A to AAA.

There is no sapphire size more suitable than others for sapphire. The shape of this stone is above all a personal choice. However, there is a higher trend for sapphires of cushion waist ou round. The choice of model is entirely up to you, on our pages you will find a large selection of models that will meet your desires. L'Antoinette sapphire cushion being our biggest success! 

How do I choose the size of a sapphire ring?

Sapphire, like ruby and the emerald and like the diamond is one precious stone. The difference is that sapphire costs less than diamonds. But comes at about the same price as ruby ​​and emerald.

Anyway, at the same budget I can expect to have a larger gemstone, if it is a sapphire rather than a diamond. Aesthetically, if the central stone of my ring is a sapphire, its size must be of a fairly large size so we mainly sell rings with stones greater than 0.20 carat and up to 3 or 4 carats.

Another factor to take into account: the beauty of the stone.

Obviously, a precious stone is beautiful, but the problem does not arise in the case of a diamond. Because diamond purity calibrations are so precise that a person who buys a diamond with a certificate will not be surprised as to the stone they are buying. Regarding sapphire, it's a whole different story.

The stone must be beautiful, if it is beautiful for you it will be beautiful for the whole world. There is no reason for you to be mistaken as to the beauty of the stone. If it has a beautiful light or dark blue and the stone gives you depth. If you have the feeling by observing the stone that you manage to look inside, you have in your hands a pretty stone. If this stone is opaque, and you cannot see the inside of it, your sapphire is not of good quality.

Be careful and do not buy sapphire from dealers who are not specialists in precious stones. This same advice will apply to rubies and emeralds.

Choosing the size of a sapphire for her engagement ring will depend on your budget and your research. Do not hesitate to call us we will inform you. 

How do I choose my sapphire?

A sapphire is a gemstone that is cut. This means that it was picked up raw and that a professional tailor gave it the shape he saw fit to give it all its shine. There are sapphires of oval sizes, round, princess.

The goal of the tailor is to bring out the maximum number of lives once the stone has passed through his hands. And this, whatever its size. In the same way that you would choose a shape of diamond you will choose a shape of sapphire. 

Lady Di for her ring (Margueritte ring) chose an oval blue sapphire surrounded by small round diamonds. This is a very classic frame and yet very beautiful. 

If we have any advice for you, choose your ring, choose the frame shape that best suits your hand, and then search for your sapphire.

Your blue sapphire ring will bring you great satisfaction.

What stone sizes are best suited for sapphire?

A stonemason, when he has roughs in his hands, has to choose between different sizes of stones. He must determine the size of the stone and the shape he will give it.

Certain shapes of rough stones will push the cutter to go towards rather flat types of stones. pear or emerald, other shapes towards more rounded stones like round stones or princess. Sapphire is no exception to these constraints.

In Western markets, the best-selling sapphires are the best-selling sapphires. oval.

There is also a big trend for sapphires cushion et round.

We offer a large selection of emerald, cushion, round and oval sapphires. The only rule is that the sapphire must reflect the light and depth of a deep blue back to you. 

Sapphire is a very rare gemstone derived from corundum (like ruby) whose name comes from the Greek sappheiros which indicates its dark blue hue. This very beautiful mineral is an aluminum oxide which has a very high hardness, it is capable of scratching all materials except diamond. Specifically, its chemical formula is Al2O3 and its hardness is equivalent to 9 on the Mohs scale, just below diamond.

What is the history of sapphire?

It is present in many mythological and religious accounts dating from Antiquity, so the Tables of the law received by Moses would be made of this mineral.
Sapphire is very old and is the source of many beliefs, it was also for a time confused with lapis lazuli. Indeed, the latter bore the name of sapphire for a long time before being renamed.

Charlemagne wore sapphire jewelry that had been offered to him by a caliph in the XNUMXth century, a large cabochon sapphire was added to them in the XNUMXth century through which we could distinguish a fragment of the True Cross. Very valuable, they are now on display at the Palace of Tau.

In the XNUMXth century, Pope Innoncent III ordered the cardinals of the Catholic Church to wear a sapphire ring on their right hand making the gesture of blessing, this tradition still continues today among the most faithful cardinals.


What are the varieties of sapphire?

All varieties of corundum that are not red are considered sapphires. Blue sapphires represent the most famous variety of this mineral but there are actually other shades thanks to the presence of chromium, iron or titanium which can give yellow, pink or orange.

The blue-green shade, however, remains the most common among the varieties of this stone. All shades of blue are possible, the best known are Royal Blue and Cornflower which are intense and deep.

Pink sapphires range from pastel to hot pink, the ones that come least close to purple are more valuable.

Yellow and green sapphires are the least sought after because their brilliance and color are little appreciated.

Purple and orange gems are the rarest and imitations are often present on the market: they are then tinted stones and not real sapphires.


There is also star sapphire, the specificity of which is the presence of very rare inclusions which reflect light. There is even a variety of color changing depending on the light source, it is a very rare species.


Where are the sapphire deposits located?

The source rocks of sapphire are marbles, cipolin, basalts and pegmatites. Its exploitation is carried out in alluvial or eluvial deposits and it is more widespread than its twin, the ruby. The main deposits are in Burma and Sri Lanka but it is possible to find mines in many other countries such as Australia or Madagascar which is new on the market. A deposit was even discovered in France more recently. In the past, it was the region of Kashmir that housed the most famous mines.

What are the characteristics of sapphire?

It is under natural light that sapphire reveals itself in its best light and lets its beauty shine through. It is usually transparent and may have microscopic inclusions that can identify where it came from. Its color varies depending on the elements it contains: for example, blue stones contain iron and titanium while roses contain chromium.

Its crystal system is trigonal and its density varies between 3.95 and 4.03, the luster of sapphire is glassy and its pleochroism is strong.

This stone goes very well with all yellow gold jewelry that brings out its shine.
It can also be heat treated to reveal its exceptional color and eliminate any inclusions if there are too many.

How is a sapphire cut?

This mineral can be cut in different ways in such a way as to bring out its color more or less intensely. The most common shapes are the cushion and the oval because they reveal all its brilliance. It is usually cut with diamond dust and polished with a corundum derivative called emerald. It is however a difficult process because the sapphire is rarely homogeneous, the lapidary must choose the part in which he will cut the gem so that it is the most beautiful.

Which metal to associate with sapphire?

In jewelry, sapphire goes very well with all types of gold, whether it is yellow, pink or white gold. It can also be found on very elegant and timeless silver jewelry.

What are the virtues of sapphire?

It is a very beneficial mineral both physically and emotionally. It helps strengthen eyesight, fight fever and improve the appearance of our skin and hair. Sapphire can also treat problems related to nerves, joints and rheumatism.

It is the symbol of justice and truth. This stone of fidelity and honesty allows you to rise spiritually and helps to meditate by warding off parasitic thoughts.

What month of birth does the sapphire correspond to?

It is the birthstone of people born in September. Its elegance is timeless, it is the stone of purity and wisdom, it brings truth. Its intensity promotes meditation, concentration and helps creativity.

The sapphire wedding match 16th wedding anniversary. On this occasion, a sapphire jewelry is the ideal and essential gift to give to your other half.
Diamants et Carats offers you a very sharp selection of jewelry sapphir for an excellent price to discover on our site without further delay. A visit to our site will immediately show you why our customers have been won over.

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Sapphire Gemstone Engagement Rings

In terms of engagement rings, diamonds remain the most popular choice, but engagement rings made of sapphire still hold pride of place.
Anyone who has seen an intensely colored sapphire in a jewelry store knows how fascinating the saturated colors of the stone are. Unparalleled liveliness, sapphire engagement rings have long been favored by royalty or even fashionable brides looking for a different and timeless alternative to diamonds. 

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White sapphire is a variety of sapphire that comes from corundum, although sapphire is usually blue in color it can sometimes take on a lighter or even colorless shade.

It is a precious stone whose hardness is estimated at 9 on the Mohs scale, so it is very hard and can scratch all minerals except diamond, it is the second hardest mineral that exists on earth.

However, under its white color, it is considered a fancy sapphire.

What is the history of white sapphire?

From Antiquity until the Middle Ages, blue sapphire designated lapis lazuli. However, around 1800 it was discovered that sapphire was actually a variety of corundum and these two gems were distinguished by this detail. The name sapphire today designates all gem-quality corundums which are not red because they are then rubies.

By sapphire is meant all blue sapphires in comparison with the other colors which are designated by a qualifying adjective as is the case for white sapphire.

Where are the white sapphire deposits located?

The main deposits where sapphires can be found are in Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. In their natural state, their average size varies between 1.5 millimeters and 2.5 millimeters in width.

What are the characteristics of white sapphire?

White sapphire has grown in popularity in recent years and often replaces diamonds on engagement rings, it is a good substitute because it looks the same but is much more reasonably priced. It also disperses light very well and has few inclusions which makes it a stone of choice for use in jewelry.

The unit of measure for its weight is the carat.

There are also synthetic white sapphires which have been developed since 1920.

What does the white sapphire symbolize?

The white color of sapphire represents freedom and purity.

A beautiful piece of jewelry adorned with this stone is traditionally offered for the 16th wedding anniversary. White sapphire is then a good, more original alternative to blue sapphire.

Where to buy white sapphire jewelry in Paris?

White sapphire engagement rings being a good alternative to diamond engagement rings, you will easily find it in jewelry stores in Paris. You will also find white sapphire wedding rings and white sapphire solitaire rings. You are invited to come to our showroom in Paris to discover a collection of white sapphire jewelry.

What color of gold to choose to accompany your sapphire?

Undeniably glamorous, sapphire is a daring choice that fascinates. Yellow gold blends wonderfully with the intense blue color of this gemstone. Regardless of its shape, whether oval, round or princess, the vast majority of yellow is favored because it brings out all the nuances of the stone. But this choice is purely personal and you can definitely opt for white or rose gold. It depends on your taste and your style above all! 

Platinum is a good alternative to gold because it is a much stronger metal that is resistant to the passage of time, which goes hand in hand with this gemstone. Indeed, sapphire is one of the most resistant stones in the world. This is why this stone is associated with loyalty and is therefore a popular choice for a engagement ring.

Pink sapphire is a variety of sapphire which is a gemstone and belongs to the corundum family. They are characterized by their intense color which is explained by the presence of chromium in the chemical composition of the stone.

What is the history of pink sapphire?

This sapphire has always been considered a pale ruby ​​which is why its history is similar to that of the ruby. In Asia, however, pink sapphire is associated with the sacred lotus flower. Sapphire evokes beauty, wisdom and purity.

Where are the pink sapphire deposits located?

Sri Lanka has supplied pink sapphires since ancient times, pink sapphires come from mines in the southwest of the island in the Ratnapura region. This country is very famous for the production of precious pink gems. Sri Lanka provides high purity sapphires with few inclusions.

The size of sapphires is usually quite small. To date, there is no very large pink sapphire.

What are the characteristics of pink sapphire?

The unit of measure for the weight of sapphire is the carat. It is a solid gem whose hardness is rated at 9 on the Mohs scale. Some shapes are more expensive than others because they involve a greater loss of material when the mineral is cut.

Its color can vary from pale, pastel pink to intense pink or even purple. It is the intense colors that are most sought after and therefore have the most value.

A very rare species is the Padparadscha which simultaneously has an orange tint and a pink tint.

It should be observed in daylight in order to be able to admire its brilliance and tone.

To assess the purity of the stone, it is necessary to look for the quantity of inclusions visible to the naked eye.

It can undergo heat treatment in order to revive its color and shine. If this technique has been used, it must be mentioned on the certificate of authenticity of the stone.

It is an extremely rare stone which is therefore very expensive.

The popularity of this stone comes from its resemblance to the pink diamond. However, pink sapphire comes at a much lower price. This is why sapphire is used more and more on beautiful quality jewelry.

Sapphire also exists in stone in blue, yellow, green and many other colors except red.

What are the virtues of pink sapphire?

In lithotherapy, this usually blue gem is recommended to rebalance the heart and strengthen it.

Where to buy pink sapphire jewelry in Paris ?

Pink sapphires are rare and highly sought after, you can find some in some jewelry stores in Paris. There are modern sapphire rings that pair with pink sapphire wedding rings. Come visit our showroom in Paris to explore a selection of pink sapphire jewelry.

Which choice of sapphire is right for you?

You will undoubtedly find the sapphire that suits you the most because there are so many. The colours are numerous, the Blue being the best known, it also exists in green, pink, yellow, White, orange or even purple. For the making of your jewel, opt for a colored stone to bring a little touch of cheerfulness to your finger. Colored gemstones all have hues that vary depending on the quality of the stone. Blue sapphire, for example, has several shades ranging from light blue or very dark blue, from A to AAA.

There is no sapphire size more suitable than others for sapphire. The shape of this stone is above all a personal choice. However, there is a higher trend for cushion or round cut sapphires. The choice of model is entirely up to you, on our pages you will find a large selection of models that will meet your desires. L'Antoinette sapphire cushion being our biggest success! 

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How do I choose the size of a sapphire engagement ring?

Sapphire, like ruby ​​and emerald and like diamond is a precious stone. The difference is that sapphire costs less than diamonds. But comes at about the same price as ruby ​​and emerald.

Anyway, at the same budget I can expect to have a larger gemstone, if it is a sapphire rather than a diamond. Aesthetically, if the central stone of my ring is a sapphire, its size must be of a fairly large size so we mainly sell rings with stones greater than 0.20 carat and up to 3 or 4 carats.

Another factor to take into account: the beauty of the stone.

Obviously, a precious stone is beautiful, but the problem does not arise in the case of a diamond. Because diamond purity calibrations are so precise that a person who buys a diamond with a certificate will not be surprised as to the stone they are buying. Regarding sapphire, it's a whole different story.

The stone must be beautiful, if it is beautiful for you it will be beautiful for the whole world. There is no reason for you to be mistaken as to the beauty of the stone. If it has a beautiful light or dark blue and the stone gives you depth. If you have the feeling by observing the stone that you manage to look inside, you have in your hands a pretty stone. If this stone is opaque, which you cannot see inside of that, your sapphire is not of good quality.

Be careful and do not buy sapphire from dealers who are not specialists in precious stones. This same advice will apply to rubies and emeralds.

Choosing the size of a sapphire for her engagement ring will depend on your budget and your research. Do not hesitate to call us we will inform you. 

How do I choose my sapphire?

A sapphire is a gemstone that is cut. This means that it was picked up raw and that a professional tailor gave it the shape he saw fit to give it all its shine. There are sapphires of oval, round, princess cut etc. Like diamonds. 

Lady Di for her ring (Margueritte ring) has to choose an oval sapphire surrounded by small round diamonds. This is a very classic frame and yet very beautiful. 

If we have any advice for you, choose your ring, choose the frame shape that best suits your hand, and then search for your sapphire.


What are the varieties of sapphire?

All varieties of corundum that are not red are considered sapphires. Blue sapphires represent the most famous variety of this mineral but there are actually other shades thanks to the presence of chromium, iron or titanium which can give yellow, pink or orange.

The blue-green shade, however, remains the most common among the varieties of this stone. All shades of blue are possible, the best known are Royal Blue and Cornflower which are intense and deep.

Pink species range from pastel to bright pink, those that come closest to purple are more valuable.

Yellow and green specimens are the least sought after because their brilliance and color are not appreciated.

Purple and orange gems are the rarest and imitations are often present on the market: they are then tinted stones and not real sapphires.


There is also star sapphire, the specificity of which is the presence of very rare inclusions which reflect light. There is even a variety of color changing depending on the light source, it is a very rare species.


Where are the sapphire deposits located?

The source rocks of sapphire are marbles, cipolin, basalts and pegmatites. Its exploitation is carried out in alluvial or eluvial deposits and it is more widespread than its twin, the ruby. The main deposits are in Burma and Sri Lanka but it is possible to find mines in many other countries such as Australia or Madagascar which is new on the market. A deposit was even discovered in France more recently. In the past, it was the region of Kashmir that housed the most famous mines.

What are the characteristics of sapphire?

It is under natural light that sapphire reveals itself in its best light and lets its beauty shine through. It is usually transparent and may have microscopic inclusions that can identify where it came from. Its color varies depending on the elements it contains: for example, blue stones contain iron and titanium while roses contain chromium.

Its crystal system is trigonal and its density varies between 3.95 and 4.03, the luster of sapphire is glassy and its pleochroism is strong.

This stone goes very well with all yellow gold jewelry that brings out its shine.
It can also be heat treated to reveal its exceptional color and eliminate any inclusions if there are too many.

How is a sapphire cut?

This mineral can be cut in different ways in such a way as to bring out its color more or less intensely. The most common shapes are the cushion and the oval because they reveal all its brilliance. It is usually cut with diamond dust and polished with a corundum derivative called emerald. It is however a difficult process because the sapphire is rarely homogeneous, the lapidary must choose the part in which he will cut the gem so that it is the most beautiful.

Which metal to associate with sapphire?

In jewelry, sapphire goes very well with all types of gold, whether it is yellow, pink or white gold. It can also be found on very elegant and timeless silver jewelry.

What are the virtues of sapphire?

It is a very beneficial mineral both physically and emotionally. It helps strengthen eyesight, fight fever and improve the appearance of our skin and hair. Sapphire can also treat problems related to nerves, joints and rheumatism.

It is the symbol of justice and truth. This stone of fidelity and honesty allows you to rise spiritually and helps to meditate by warding off parasitic thoughts.

What month of birth does the sapphire correspond to?

It is the birthstone of people born in September. Its elegance is timeless, it is the stone of purity and wisdom, it brings truth. Its intensity promotes meditation, concentration and helps creativity.

The sapphire wedding match 16th wedding anniversary. On this occasion, a sapphire jewelry is the ideal and essential gift to give to your other half.
Diamants et Carats offers you a very sharp selection of sapphire jewelry for an excellent price to discover on our site without further delay. A visit to our site will immediately show you why our customers have been won over.

Where to buy sapphire jewelry in Paris?

To find sapphire jewelry of the best quality in Paris, head to the Marais district where the best jewelry stores in Paris are located. You can buy sapphire rings, sapphire solitaire rings or even sapphire engagement rings. There are also sapphire necklaces and other jewelry like sapphire wedding rings. Come visit our showroom to discover all the most beautiful sapphire jewelry.

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