15 Best Sapphire Engagement Rings
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In ancient times, sapphires were considered to have protective properties, as well as symbolizing hope and faith. What better stone to adorn your engagement ring with as you prepare for a life of partnership, support, love and loyalty. That Kate Middleton popularized the sapphire engagement ring is just icing on the wedding cake. And despite the stone’s lore and pervasiveness in pop culture, well, sapphires are just really, really pretty. Because who says your engagement ring must revolve around a diamond? Why not consider a unique sapphire engagement ring instead? Or go for a ring featuring both sapphires and diamonds. You may be surprised by how many styles that incorporate sapphires are just waiting to take up residency on a ring finger. From vintage-inspired to modern, and from solitaires to three-stone rings, the only limit is your imagination when it comes to finding the perfect sapphire engagement ring for you.
How to Shop for a Sapphire Engagement Ring
There is as much variety in sapphire stones as diamonds, in that you can select any cut you desire, from marquise to oval or round. It may help to start with a cut in mind as you peruse our list. Also consider whether you’re gravitating toward a solitaire or a ring beset on the sides with diamond accent stones. You’ll get an idea of what speaks to you as you see your (many) options. Metal is another consideration. Do you love the way a blue sapphire glimmers against platinum or white gold? Perhaps you find white sapphires stunning set in rose gold. Once you see a ring and you can’t stop thinking about it, well, that’s the one!
Sapphire Engagement Ring Inspiration
Here’s the good news: Many sapphires are less expensive than diamonds. Some couples will opt for a white sapphire in place of a diamond, and psst, no one will know the difference! But that doesn’t mean sapphire rings are all inexpensive. The rings on this roundup range from $200 to $7,000. So no matter your budget, you are sure to find the right ring for you.
Sapphires aren’t just blue. Hopefully you’ll have as much fun as we did exploring pink, peach, white and of course, blue sapphire engagement ring options. As far as metals, this list has it all: platinum, white, yellow and rose gold, and sterling silver.
Antique-inspired, modern, simple, ornate. Anything and everything is ready for you to shop in terms of style, so keep an open mind and have fun!
Just note that a few of our ring options are for a setting only.
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