Sapphire engagement rings: Should you consider one?

Looking for a statement gemstone to include in your engagement ring? Sapphires have long been used in a wide range of jewellery, and are a much-loved option for engagement rings. Here we explore why:

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1. Strong

Although diamonds are the king of strength, sapphires are quite strong as well. They'll easily hold up to every day wear (unlike some other softer coloured gemstones), making them suitable for an engagement ring.

2. Colour

Sapphires are found available in a huge range of colours, from deep brights, to pale pastels, to multicoloured stones. In all shades of the rainbow, there's bound to be a colour that takes your fancy.

3. Unique

Natural colour variations in sapphires are magnificent, making no two sapphires quite the same. This makes them a great choice of gemstone if you're looking for a unique feature in your ring.

4. Rare

While diamond engagement rings are common, relatively few people have a coloured gemstone in their engagement ring. A sapphire piece is sure to be a conversation starter.

5. Local

Sapphires are mined a many locations around the world, each revealing unique colours and properties. However some magnificent sapphires are also found right here in Australia, making an Australian mined and made piece a reality.

Considering a sapphire for your engagement ring? Contact us to begin exploring some options.