Lately, there has been a move towards color and bolder choices when it comes to engagement rings. And sapphire has become one of the go-to alternatives for many couples that are looking for something different and unique.
A sapphire engagement ring is unique and eye-catching. While most colorless diamonds look identical, no two sapphires are the same. Here are some reasons why choosing a sapphire engagement ring is a great choice.
The choice is not limited by color
When we say ‘sapphire’, most of the people think ‘blue’. But did you know that sapphires come in a variety of colors, ranging from black to white and almost everything in between? Blue sapphire is the most popular and of course, but if you dig beneath the blue, you’ll find that varieties of hot pink, yellow and white.
Sapphire is forever
We all know that an engagement ring needs to be durable. After all, most of us plan to wear it every day for the rest of our lives and doing this exposes the stone to the knocks and shocks of everyday life. While most people know that diamonds are the hardest stone (with a 10 ranking on the Mohs scale), not many know that sapphires are just beneath them tough (with a ranking of 9). Sapphires don’t chip or break easily and they can withstand heat, chemicals and light. This makes sapphires perfect for daily wear and for all sorts of lifestyles. A sapphire is, indeed, forever.
An affordable option
Sapphires are not as expensive as some other stones out there and are a much more affordable option than diamonds. Having said that, remember that affordable is a relative term. The price of a sapphire depends on its variety and origin, but even so, sapphires are often still more affordable than diamonds.
Now that we you know why you should pick sapphire, here are some examples of the beauty of sapphire engagement rings.