Ahh, we love the deep blue color of sapphires! As September’s birthstone, sapphires represent nobility and faithfulness. The Greeks named this gem sappheiros meaning blue. Many ancient civilizations believed that the world was set upon an enormous blue sapphire, which made the sky blue with its reflection.
Sapphires come in a wide variety of colors from deep blue to pink, purple, clear, orange, yellow and green. The blue sapphire is the most sought after and the most valuable. The sapphire is second only to the diamond in hardness and can be worn everyday mounted in an engagement ring or right hand ring without worrying about scratching or damaging the gemstone. Read on for our favorite looks in sapphire jewelry.
Spark 18K White Gold Round Halo Pendant Necklace, Featuring a Round Blue Sapphire, Accented with Round Diamonds
Spark 18K White Gold Bracelet, Featuring Oval Blue Sapphires, Accented with Round Diamonds
Alson Signature Collection Platinum Engagement Ring, Featuring a 10.89ct Oval Blue Sapphire, Accented with Two Trillion Diamonds
Penny Preville 18K White Gold Blue Sapphire Cluster Hoop Earrings, Featuring Cushion Cut Blue Sapphire and Diamonds
JB Star Platinum Shared Prong Band, Featuring Three Oval Blue Sapphires and Two Round Diamonds
~Photo at top of page courtesy of JB Star.