Gemstone Spotlight: Sapphire

Hint of Merlot Sapphire Necklace Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but sapphires are her indulgent summer fling. Irresistible. Eye-catching. Exhilarating. From their opulent royal blue shimmer, to the way they complement nearly any outfit, they’re a true go-to gemstone.

Sapphires are the chameleon of gemstones. Although best known for their rich velvet blue hue, sapphires also come in shades of blue-violet, purple, green, yellow, orange and even pink! Yes, pink sapphires! Take a peek at our Hint of Merlot Necklace and prepare to swoon at the beauty of this rose cut pink sapphire and diamond creation.

But, if it’s blue sapphires you crave, we’ve got them.

Sapphire NecklaceWhether you wrap yourself in a favorite LBD or slip into a multicolored summer ensemble, sapphires are ready to be your bling from head to toe. For a simple, beachy look, slip the 36-inch long Blue Note Necklace over a sundress. The rainbow moonstones, sapphires and silver add a casual glimmer to your outfit.

Sapphire Earrings Headed to a girlfriend’s bridal shower? Dazzle her by wearing elegant chandelier drop earrings. We’re squealing over the intricately detailed Seychelles Earrings featuring tiny sapphire beads and loops of sterling silver. Gorgeous! If she really loves them, consider gifting her a pair as her special something blue for the big day.

Don’t forget the arm candy. Make the Quite a Gem Bracelet your summer companion with its layers of sparkling tourmaline and sapphire beads. This piece quickly dresses up a black T-shirt or works as a statement piece when flaunting your favorite little shift dress. And don’t forget to show off your latest mani with the whimsical Sapphire Wind Ring. The playful circlet of pear-shaped and round stone settings feature robust navy blue gemstones.

Sapphire Bracelet Although sapphires make a great addition to your jewelry box any day of the year, give your sweetheart an extra hint if you’re celebrating your 5th or 45th anniversary — or have an upcoming September birthday! Sapphires are the official gemstone for these special occasions, according to the Gemological Institute of America Inc. website.

 

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