Things to Know Before Buying Natural Blue Sapphire Rings
Blue sapphires, one of Mother Nature’s rarest gemstones! Sapphires are a stunning choice for fine jewelry pieces and blue stone wedding rings for their unique background and radiant qualities. There are many different sapphires, but the most popular is blue.
Similar to classic diamond shopping, there are a lot of different factors to consider when choosing your dazzling sapphire ring. How do you judge the quality? How to weigh the price? Where can you buy quality, natural blue sapphire rings?
Our TwoBirch experts have you covered to ensure you’re purchasing a stunning sapphire piece to treasure for a lifetime. Read on for our must-have tips!
History of the Sapphire Gemstone
This gemstone has been popular since the Middle Ages. Greeks, Buddhists and Hindus have historically used the stone for spiritual enlightenment. Ancient Hebrews actually believed that the Ten Commandments were engraved on a sapphire tablet.
Madagascar currently leads the world in sapphire production.
Picking the Best Shade of Blue
When choosing a blue sapphire ring, the 4 C’s are considered much like when selecting a diamond ring. With sapphires, however, color is arguably the most important factor. The most desirable blue sapphire is a strong velvety, almost violet blue.
Think of Rose’s ‘Heart of the Ocean’ pendant necklace from the Titanic movie. This brilliant blue is the perfect example of the desirable hue of a blue sapphire stone. While the story of Rose and Jack is fictional – Historically, there actually was a blue sapphire necklace on the ship.
In the end, it all comes down to personal choice.
Choosing Shape and Cut
There are so many shapes and cuts of blue sapphire jewelry gemstones. Brilliant, Oval, Cushion, Pear and Emerald will be the most popular cuts for sapphire fine jewelry pieces.
Like any fine jewelry piece, the quality of the stone will heavily affect the overall price of the piece! We’d recommend getting the facts by opting for a certified stone. With this certification, you know you’re paying the right amount and getting the quality you’ve been advertised.
Many couples choose a colored gemstone, like a blue sapphire, for the center stone of an engagement ring to save money without sacrificing beauty. Colored engagement rings are so unique and timeless.
We cover the 4 C’s of fine gemstones in this guide here.
Insuring Your Pieces
A great piece of jewelry comes with great responsibilities. At TwoBirch, our team of professionals will always encourage our clients that jewelry insurance is worth it. You don’t want anything to happen to this beautiful blue rock. But if it does, it’s best that it’s not a detrimental loss.
In addition to insurance, all TwoBirch fine jewelry pieces come with a free one-year warranty. We have an extended three-year warranty that covers almost anything that can come to mind.
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