How to Buy Sapphires Rings

Sapphire Diamond Rings - 14k White Gold & Diamond Blue Sapphire Ring

Sapphire is definitely one of the most strikingly beautiful gemstones. Sapphires are found in certain special locations in Sri Lanka, India, Burma, Madagascar, Australia and Africa. The most famous region that produces sapphires is Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon. The blue sapphire found in Sri Lanka is therefore called Ceylon sapphire, which is considered as the finest blue sapphires in the world. Burmese sapphires are also beautiful, but the blue is darker than those from Sri Lanka which produce a much lighter and brighter variety. It has long been believed that Sapphires could offer protection from evil and harm. Sapphires rings, as a result, have been worn by the Asian royalty and European aristocrats since ancient times.

When shopping for Sapphires rings, the first thing coming to your mind is probably a beautiful blue sapphire ring that sparkles with intoxicating shades of blue sky. But not all Sapphires are blue! As a matter of fact, sapphires can be found in a variety of colors including violet, green, yellow, orange, pink and purple.

Sapphire is the perfect gem for rings. Besides fantastic color selection, sapphire excels in durability. It is almost as durable as diamond (9 on the Mohs scale just below diamond). If you purchase a sapphire ring you will be rest assured that it can withstand more than most gem stones. In addition, Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September. So if you are thinking of giving a gift to someone who was born in September, what's better than a sapphire birthstone ring?

In recent years, more and more people have been requesting Sapphire Engagement Rings. As a symbol of loyalty and faithfulness, Sapphires Ring has been given as Engagement Ring by the British royal family. Remember Princess Diana’s classic Blue Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring? Or pick a pink sapphire engagement ring. There is nothing like pink sapphire ring to bring a touch of extra romance and love. Pink sapphire engagement ring is perfect for someone who is romantic and feminine, and is looking for something different from the traditional white diamond. And it is less expensive than diamond too.

When buying sapphires rings, the costs can vary dramatically depending on the size, shape, setting and band. It is always wise to set yourself a budget before heading out and purchasing a sapphire ring. Thanks to the popularity of Internet, you can browsing a variety of sapphires rings online today. Online stores usually have wider selection of sapphire rings, and offer significant discounts off retail prices. If you decide to purchase your sapphire ring over the internet, make sure that they have a returns policy in place so that you can return the ring if it is not what you thought it was.