Sapphire is actually a form of the gem corundum, and while it is most commonly associated with the colour blue, it actually refers to any corundum which is not red. Different colours arise due to impurities in the iron and titanium, but deep blue remains the most sought after shade of sapphire.
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Antique Sapphire Rings
When you think of sapphires, you probably think of a beautiful deep blue gemstone, but did you know sapphires also come in a range of colours such as violet, green, yellow, orange, pink and purple.
While deep blue is the most popular, this vast range of colours means there are a number of options to suit your personality, complexion or mood.
Often worn by celebrities and royalty, our antique sapphire rings are the perfect opportunity to bring some of that luxury into your life or the life of a lucky loved one.
Sapphires are so popular because of their vivid and vibrant colour, but also because their extremely hard wearing, and second only to diamonds in terms of hardness.
Our antique sapphire rings come in a range of styles, encompassing the Victorian, Art Deco, Edwardian and Georgian eras, and are all completely unique, with their own design and story to tell.