Are you looking for the perfect sapphire ring?
A sapphire ring is an increasingly trendy piece of fine jewellery or engagement ring setting of choice for many women to own. As such, sapphire is considered one of the most precious gemstones today. Various gemologists laboratories have even sorted sapphire into distinct shades. “Royal blue” sapphire is a fan-favourite lauded for its hardness, durability and sparkling lustre comparable to that of a diamond.
In the gemstone trade, sapphire without any kind of colour refers to blue varieties of corundum minerals. A sapphire ring can incorporate all gem colours and varieties of corundum, excluding ruby and red varieties. A true-blue royal blue sapphire ring is intense and lighter in colour, especially when viewed at various angles.
From a unique reddish to purplish shade, you can rest assured that you will be spoilt for choice when crafting your customised sapphire ring.
Sapphire is heat teated to achieve an improved overall appearance and colour. Such heat treatment methods are increasingly common as it also helps to dissolve minor inclusions within the gemstone, thus further enhancing its clarity. Ruby is also commonly heat treated, whereas emerald with oiling to achieve the same desired improvement.
A pastel-toned sapphire is ideal as it is will be of the highest saturation and clarity. It will not affect its market price. However, if you are able to source a natural, unheated sapphire with minimal to no inclusions and blemishes, you’ve found yourself a gem that can easily command a high premium.
Colour diffusion introduces artificial chemicals to enhance a sapphire’s colour. This process is completely unnatural. Take care to notice any gemstone certification that has colour diffusion written on it. Although these gemstone certifications may indicate that it’s natural, it simply means that the sapphire is ‘natural’ in that it wasn’t created in a laboratory. The artificially enhanced colour may look brilliant and intense, but the sapphire will often be valued at a lesser price.
A reputable laboratory certification from GRS Swisslab or GIA Gemological Institute of America is important. In local there is experienced independent gemologists laboratory which certified coloured gemstone. They equipped with sophisticated technology which able to identify various type of heat-treatment.
Investment in Sapphire
Blue is symbolic of truth, peace, and spirituality. A pure blue symbolises inspiration, sincerity, calmness, and psychic power. It eases communication between family members, spouses and friends.
One of the most valuable sapphire colours is cornflower blue. However, “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, consumers in the Asian mainly source for “Cornflower Blue”, whereas, the westerner prefer the “Royal Blue”. Sapphire sourced from Burma, Sri Lanka, and Madagascar, while Kashmir receives the highest premium on per carat weight.
Colour Change Sapphire
Sapphire has gone beyond the mentioned rare colours, to colour change from purple to blue and blue to purple. Definitely, they do not change depending on the individual mood, but under different light conditions. Under natural daylight, it exhibits a mix of blue and purple tones in this gemstone.
Valuation of a Colour Gemstone
Regardless of whether a sapphire has been subject to heat treatment, price value determine by its colour intensity and saturation. Vivid and strong saturation with exceptional lustre are price much higher. Sought-after blue sapphire shade are “Royal Blue” and “Cornflower” with the vivid saturation.
Padparadscha – The Rarest Sapphire of Them All
With a customised Padparadscha sapphire ring, you can capture a beautiful shared love for eternity!
Pronounced “pad-pah-raj-ah”, a Padparadscha sapphire combines the best of a pink (symbolising romance and passionate love) and an orange (symbolising an abundance of sunshine and joy). If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to spot Padparadscha sapphire among ten-twenty high-quality blue sapphire gemstones.
A customised Padparadschasapphire ring’s unforgettably beautiful hue will definitely be the gem of your eye!
Customised Sapphire Ring and Fine Jewellery
Pink and yellow-hued sapphire rings are increasingly popular among our female customers these days. One of the main reasons for this trend is that they are comparatively affordable next to their naturally true-blue, “royal blue” counterparts. Sapphires come in different shapes (e.g. round, pear, princess and baguette). Sapphires are incredibly malleable and can also be altered into other shapes and sizes, thanks to its natural excellent hardness. We can have a multi-coloured sapphire ring and other fine jewellery tailored to meet your personal preferences.
Our bespoke customised sapphire ring service will provide you with a gem of an heirloom investment to cherish for generations to come.
Sapphire Engagement Ring
There is an increasing demand for pink and yellow sapphires as a customised engagement ring or centrepiece gemstones for fine jewellery pendants. The fact that these are slightly affordable as compared to the blue ones. We have multi-coloured sapphire in setting sizes available for customised wedding bands.
Jewellery that complements, the outfit you wear and whatever type of event you attend. That will definitely be sapphire, which comes in a different range of colours and shapes. This brilliant gemstone, with a bespoke design setting, is sure to be unique in the crowd. Truly an investment gemstone to cherish for decades, and a piece of heirloom jewellery for generations.