Gemstone engagement rings – Blue sapphire

Gemstone engagement rings are an increasingly popular trend especially among millennials, with Blue Sapphire engagement rings as the best sellers. The precious gem is a popular choice for its symbolism, appearance and value.

blue sapphire gemstone engagement ringsA favourite gemstone engagement ring choice for celebrities and royals are the blue sapphire sapphire engagement rings. One of the most popular blue sapphire engagement rings is Kate Middleton’s, given by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge. The regal jewel is a trendsetter and one of the main reasons sapphire engagement rings are so wanted. The ring belonged to his mother Diana, the princess of Wales. She chose an 18ct oval sapphire with 14 solitaire diamonds when she was presented with a selection of engagement rings to choose from.

gemstone engagement rings - sapphireAncient Persians believed the world was build on top of a big blue sapphire and that the skies were blue because they reflected the gem the world was build upon. Blue sapphires have been a loved gem for thousands of years and have featured in many iconic historic jewellery pieces.

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Blue Sapphire is the birthstone of September and symbolises loyalty and friendship. Although sapphire engagement rings have been around for a long time, mainstream markets are showing a significant demand for the precious stone. Sapphires have lower prices than diamonds and are durable, which means sapphire engagement rings make a great investment to last a lifetime.

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For more information on the precious gem, see our Beginners Guide on Blue Sapphire or book a consultation with our experts.

 

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