We all know diamonds have long been the popular ring choice, but times and trends keep changing and with that white sapphire engagement rings are making a statement.
So what is it about white sapphire engagement rings that make them a great choice?
Although not quite a diamond, it is the next hardest of the gemstones making it extremely durable and perfect for everyday wear.
One of the bigger reasons people choose sapphire over a diamond one is the cost.
While diamonds can be extremely expensive, white sapphires are more affordable, while still maintaining a similar level of brilliance and durability.
This allows for couples to invest in a stunning engagement ring that won’t hit them too hard in the hip pocket.
White sapphires are also versatile and can come in a range of hues from pure white through to a slight blue colour or even a hint of grey.
This allows the opportunity for more designs and styles, giving you a bit more creative licence if coming up with that perfect ring yourself!
Are white sapphires good for engagement rings?
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White sapphires are very durable, but they can still be scratched or damaged if not looked after properly, otherwise they are perfect, especially if it’s a look you like!
Can you create any design with white sapphires?
Like any engagement ring, it’s important to choose a white sapphire ring that matches your personal style and preferences.
One popular option is to pair a white sapphire with a diamond or another gemstone, creating a unique and eye-catching contrast.
White sapphire centre stones can also be accented with smaller white sapphires or other gemstones, adding even more sparkle and visual interest to the ring.
If you want to add some colour to your ring, consider choosing a white sapphire with a slight hue to it, there are so many options!
Are there any disadvantages to choosing a white sapphire?
One potential disadvantage of white sapphire engagement rings is that they may not have the same symbolic meaning as diamond rings, which have been associated with love and commitment for centuries.
However, this is largely a matter of personal preference and many couples today are choosing non-diamond engagement rings as a way to express their individuality and break away from tradition.
Don’t worry about what anyone else thinks and choose what you want!
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