Among the many coloured gemstones that are available in the jewellery market, the blue coloured sapphires are the ones that are most sought after. Thanks to a few celebrities like Kate Middleton who have set the trend for coloured gemstone jewellery, especially the ones made of sapphire. In a market which is dominated by diamonds, blue sapphire gemstones have managed to find their niche which is constantly growing. Sapphire is a precious gemstone that is made from the mineral corundum and can be found in various shades of blue.
Gem-quality corundum occurs in a wide range of other colours, including pink, purple, orange, yellow, and green. These gems are known as “fancy sapphires”. This attractive stone has been used for making jewellery for a long time and has been associated with wealth and serenity. The beautiful hues of sapphire are attractive to the eye and it ranks just below diamonds on the Moh’s Hardness scale making them an ideal choice for every day wear jewellery. Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September. The blue hues sapphire is a symbol of loyalty, sincerity and honesty.
A lot of people believe that sapphire brings good fortune in a marriage and keeps it strong and healthy. This is the reason why most couples who are about to get married opt to have sapphires in their engagement rings. Sapphires are most popularly used to make halo or hidden halo ring styles. They pair perfectly with diamonds and look extravagant as a part of the halo engagement rings made with diamonds. Sapphires also pair well with the popular metals that are used for making jewellery such as gold, silver and platinum. There is a wide range of jewellery items made of blue sapphire gemstones at Flawless Fine Jewellery. Visit us at Hatton Garden, London to pick your favorite sapphire jewellery.