As we welcome a new month, there’s also a new birthstone to celebrate! For those born in September, the beautiful sapphire is their birthstone. While blue is the color most associated with sapphires, this glorious gemstone is, in fact, available in a range of colors.
Sapphires have been a favorite stone in fine jewelry for centuries. The ancient Egyptians believed that sapphires symbolized wisdom while in ancient Greece and Rome, royals treated blue sapphires as protective stones. In more modern times, sapphires continue to be associated with royalty. Prince Charles famously gave Princess Diana a sapphire engagement ring, which now sits on the Kate Middleton’s finger after Prince William proposed to her.
At Gray & Sons, we offer a wide range of sapphire jewelry, from rings and earrings to necklaces and bracelets. Let’s have a look at some of our favorite sapphire jewelry styles right now in honor of the September birthstone.
Art Deco Sapphire Jewelry
Although the Art Deco design movement made its debut almost a decade ago, this particular style is far from passé. In fact, thanks to its geometric patterns, stylish flair, and bold shapes, Art Deco is still highly coveted today–particular in jewelry. Platinum and white gold were the go-to materials of the era as were dazzling diamonds. And you know what complements white precious metals and bright white diamonds beautifully? Rich blue sapphires.
Take for example this striking Platinum Art Deco Diamond and Sapphire Ring with its bold rhombus shape housing a European-cut center diamond, along with diamond and sapphire accents and milgrain detailing. To match the ring, there’s the Platinum Art Deco Diamond and Sapphire Bracelet flaunting an appealing geometric pattern embellished with over 6 carats of diamonds in addition to vibrant blue sapphire stones.
Finally, complete the set with this season’s hottest jewelry trend, the brooch. At the center of this Vintage Art Deco Platinum Diamond and Sapphire Brooch is a sumptuous cabochon-cut blue sapphire flanked by 4.5 carats of diamonds.
Blue Sapphire Jewelry
If you’re looking for timeless designs to celebrate September’s birthstone, then feast your eyes on these classic blue sapphire jewelry pieces. First up we have a stunning Blue Madagascar Sapphire and Diamond Ring featuring a deep blue oval-cut 3.14-carat sapphire as the center stone set into precious platinum and framed with 0.55 carats of diamonds.
Matching the ring is this dazzling pair of Blue Sapphire and Diamond Earrings also in platinum. Each earring includes an oval-cut sapphire at 3.25 carats per piece, in addition to 1.75 carats of diamonds.
Bracelets are a gorgeous way to wear September’s birthstone and it doesn’t get much better than this Blue Cabochon-Cut Sapphire and Diamond bracelet in 18k white stone. With nine sapphires–which is fitting as September is the ninth month of the year– totaling 25.37 carats paired with 2.04 carats of diamonds, this is a spectacular way to don September’s birthstone with pride!
Pink Sapphire Jewelry
As we previously mentioned, sapphires come in an array of shades and one of the prettiest options are pink sapphires. This Pink Sapphire Star Necklace in 18k white gold is a sweet way to wear an everyday sapphire jewelry piece, either alone or layered with other necklaces.
Alternatively, there’s also this delicate pair of Pink Sapphire Floral Earrings also in 18k white gold comprising of pear-cut sapphires mimicking petals of a flower surrounded by diamonds.
To add some serious sparkle to your fingers, there’s the Pink Madagascar Sapphire and Diamond Ring in platinum. At the heart of the ring is a 2.2-carat oval-cut pink sapphire with two diamond side stones and a diamond pavé band.
Whether you opt for Art Deco-inspired sapphire jewelry designs, classic blue sapphire jewelry designs, or fresh and fun pink sapphire designs, Gray & Sons carries a large collection of sapphire jewelry to wear September’s birthstone in style.