Sapphire Solitaire Rings – A Celebrity Style to Steal

Renee Puente’s solitaire sapphire ring from fiancé Matthew Morrison is one brilliant accessory any girl would be proud of. It has an enormous emerald-cut blue sapphire surrounded by brilliant diamonds in a halo setting mounted on a diamond encrusted band. While the couple is set to wed in 2015, Renee is one lucky bride-to-be enjoying the time flaunting her extraordinary engagement ring.

Renee Puente's Sapphire Engagement Ring

But she is not the only celebrity who received a sapphire ring. We all know the list includes many famous names. Few of them are –the Queen Mother, Lady Diana, Kate Middleton, Penelope Cruz, Heather Mills and Elizabeth Hurley.

Celebrity Sapphire Engagement Ring

The trend of choosing sapphire engagement rings over diamond rings is not new. It is around us for centuries. But in recent times, we have seen a sudden outburst for sapphire rings, thanks to Kate Middleton and Prince William.

Along with proposals, blue sapphire solitaire rings are widely used for many other occasions. We can forget the giant cocktail sapphire ring of Victoria Beckham that she often flaunt at red carpets, and we also love the sapphire halo set sapphire ring which Jay-Z gave to Beyonce as a push gift at the birth of daughter Blue Ivy Carter.

Victoria Beckham and Beyonce Sapphire Rings

Sapphires are considered as the gemstones from the heaven, therefore sapphire jewelry in any color is always enchanting and welcoming.

If any of you are also looking for a special accessory to pamper your style this Valentine or searching a classic yet unconventional option to take your relationship to the next level, we would suggest making a mark with a blue sapphire solitaire ring. It will keep you abreast of the trends as well as add a meaning to your style. And if a wedding is under planning, going for diamond and sapphire wedding ring to say ‘I do’ is the best way to stay traditional while adding a zing of trend.

The Classic Oval Solitaire RingOval Sapphire and Round Diamond Border Engagement Ring With Matching Wedding Band

But when you shop, make sure you buy quality sapphires that come with genuine and authentic certificate. Whether you go to local jewelers or shop online, always check the quality of the stones. It is essential as there are genuine as well as lab created stones widely available in the market. And only experts can identify the two. A certificate proves that what you have paid for is the thing you have received.

Now while we search more of the celebrity inspirations, you shop your favorite sapphire piece and share your experience with us.

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High End Sapphire Rings

Emerald Cut Sapphire and Diamond Three Stone Ring in 18k White Gold The enigmatic sapphires have carved a place for themselves in the hearts of most jewelry lovers. There is something about sapphires that make them so very irresistible in any type of jewelry but it is sapphire rings that always stand out, especially the ones that make a statement with their prominent size and distinct design. These definitely constitute the high end variety of sapphire rings that are inexplicably beautiful, so much so that they qualify as prized heirlooms and are passed on from generation to the next.

Few discerning qualities that these high end sapphire rings possess are the exclusive color and clarity of the stones. The color of the sapphire may range from light or medium blue to dark blue depending entirely on one’s personal liking for a particular hue. A clear blue that is neither too light nor too dark is preferred in a high end sapphire ring.

Square Emerald Cut Sapphire and Diamond Border Ring in Platinum and 18k Yellow GoldClarity is another important aspect in a high end sapphire ring. While most sapphires come in heavily included forms, there are a few rare varieties that are blemish free and hence highly sought after. These are the ones that are best suited for a high end sapphire ring which deserves to be nothing but the very best.

 Pear Sapphire and Diamond Three Stone Ring in PlatinumSize is yet another criterion that cannot be overruled. High end sapphire rings ought to be prominent and the size of the sapphire alone can meet this expectation. The stone used should be big enough to draw attention and make an impact.

A great way of adding allure to a high end sapphire ring is to use a generous measure of diamonds. The diamonds can be used either as side stones or as a rim circling the beautiful sapphire. This effect not only brings loads of shimmer but also gives dimension to the ring. Diamond encrusted shanks look equally lavish besides lending a breathtaking effect to the sapphire ring.

This variety of sapphire rings never ceases to make a statement. Whether worn at family weddings and special events or red carpets, they surely make heads turn and get noticeable attention. There is something innately intriguing and beautiful about high end sapphire rings that simply cannot be ignored.

High end sapphire rings are a timeless piece of jewelry that bring much pride to their owners. For each generation that gets to bask in its beauty, it is a rare and treasured family heirloom that is to be lovingly preserved and carefully handed over to the next generation.

Sapphire Quality Comparison Chart

Good – A

Better – AA

Best – AAA

Heirloom – AAAA

Dark Blue Opaque Sapphire Medium Blue Moderately Included Sapphire Rich Blue Slightly Included Sapphire Deep Rich Blue Eye Clean Sapphire
Color : Dark Blue Color : Medium Blue Color : Rich Blue Color : Deep Rich Blue
Clarity : Opaque Clarity : Moderately Included Clarity : Slightly Included Clarity: Eye Clean
Brilliance: Low Brilliance: Medium Brilliance : High Brilliance: Very High
Description: Midnight blue color; light does not pass through sapphire; entry level for fine jewelry
Description : Blue with slight grey undertones; limited amount of light passes through; small natural inclusions visible with the naked eye
Description : Medium rich blue; very minor visible inclusions; great value for a high quality sapphire; well cut for high brilliance
Description : Deep, intense, royal velvety blue; primarily mined from coveted Ceylon region; incredible brilliance in daylight and artificial light; exceptional cut to maximize color and brilliance; amongst the best available in the world; the famous Princess Di and Kate Middleton sapphire would be in this category
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