How to Integrate Something Blue into Your Engagement Ring
You’ll cherish your engagement ring–it’ll be one of the most important pieces of jewelry that you’ll ever own. Kids dream about what their future engagement ring will look like, and some have a clear picture of what they want long before they get engaged.
While diamonds are a popular choice for engagement rings, more and more engagement rings continue to incorporate colored stones. The splash of color makes a statement and adds to the engagement ring’s uniqueness. Fun fact, sapphires have been used in engagement rings for centuries! So, it’s not a surprise that the blue sapphire continues to be a popular gemstone for engagement rings because it’s vibrant, beautiful, and adds a pop of color.
Another benefit of blue sapphires is that you can incorporate “something blue” into your engagement ring. If you’re interested in adding some blue, we’ve gathered some of our top picks
Something Blue Top Picks by With Clarity
We’ve compiled a pretty amazing list of engagement rings that have a splash of blue in different ways. Each of these options allows you to customize the ring in terms of the metal and your center stone so you can create your dream ring.
This setting is classic and sophisticated, featuring a diamond and lab-created blue sapphire band. It features a clean, floral basket that is a perfectly understated interpretation of an Anemone flower. It’s available in 14K or 18K rose, yellow, or white gold or platinum. You can select a round, cushion, or oval center stone anywhere from 0.5 to 5 carats.
The Georgia Blue flower inspired this classic three-stone ring that is highlighted by two trillion-shaped, lab-created blue sapphires. The knife edge shank of this engagement ring completes the elevated look of this classic setting. The three-stone ring symbolizes the past, present, and future of your relationship. Select your favorite metal (platinum or 14K or 18K white, yellow or rose gold). You also can select the cut (round, cushion, oval, or princess) as well as the size of the center stone (0.5 to 5 carats).
Inspired by blooming Muscari flowers, these lab-created blue sapphires and diamonds line the shank in a modern, knife-edge pave setting. It even features a hidden lab-created blue sapphire that you can see from the inside of the band. Pick the metal of your choice (14K or 18K white, rose, or yellow gold or platinum). Also pick the cut of the center stone (round, cushion, oval, princess, or emerald) and its size (0.5 to 5 carats).
Inspired by the Lily of Nile, this floral engagement ring dazzles with a stunning created blue sapphire halo. It is the perfect blue accent in this exquisite setting. It even features a surprise under-halo that provides a finishing touch with hidden sparkle. It’s available in platinum or 14K or 18K white, yellow or rose gold. Select either a pear or oval center diamond in 0.5 to 5 carats.
This engagement ring is inspired by the Gerbera flower petals with its striking marquise with lab-created blue sapphires. The lab-created blue sapphire under-halo adds some extra sparkle and color. Select platinum or 14K or 18K yellow, rose, or white gold. Also select your center stone in either round, cushion, or oval in 0.5 to 5 carats.
Most have a metal that they like better than others, especially for engagement rings. Your metal choice also impacts your budget. For example, platinum costs a bit more but is a great option for sensitive skin because it’s hypoallergenic. If your budget is a concern, you have plenty of options to help. Select a diamond alternative, such as a lab-created diamond or another affordable alternative. Another way to save money is to buy from a reputable brand that offers free shipping, easy returns, and a lifetime warranty. Some brands, like With Clarity, offer consultations with diamond experts to ensure that you can ask questions and feel comfortable making your purchase. They also offer a Home Preview option where you can try on two engagement rings at home. All of these benefits make your shopping experience easy!
- What does a sapphire symbolize?
Sapphire is a gemstone associated with royalty. A sapphire is believed to be good for attracting abundance, blessings, and gifts. It has been used to protect against negative energies, calm the mind, strengthen intuition, and invite spiritual clarity.
- Can you wear your diamond engagement ring every day?
Yes, engagement rings are designed to be worn everyday and diamonds are the hardest gemstone (10 on the Mohs hardness scale). Select a well-made engagement ring that secures the stones and can withstand the test of time. Stones like sapphires and diamonds are durable, strong, and resistant to everyday wear.
- Which is the best blue gemstone?
Sapphires are a durable, beautiful blue gemstone and add a “something blue” to your engagement ring. They’re a 9 out of 10 on the Mohs hardness scale. Plus, they have a vibrant, intense color that is mesmerizing.
- Is sapphire a lucky stone?
It is a lucky stone in that sapphire attracts abundance, blessings, and gifts. It’s been a lucky stone since ancient times.