Sapphires are both a traditional choice for engagement rings and the birthstone for September. If you are looking for an alternative to a diamond engagement ring, and your bride to be celebrates her birthday this month, what could be more romantic than surprising her with a sapphire engagement ring?
Budget Sapphire Engagement Rings
This super dainty 18K gold ring from designer Janis Savitt features a blue sapphire baguette set sideways for a sleek modern look.
($540 from YLANG23)
Mid-Range Sapphire Engagement Rings
This antique Victorian style ring dates all the way back to 1900, but appears in excellent condition for its age as the beautiful filigree engraving on the sides is still crisp. (Click through to see it from a side angle.) A strikingly blue sapphire is flanked by two brilliant cuts diamonds and tiny rose cuts set in 18K yellow gold.
($2,049.18 from AlistirWoodTait on Etsy)
A truly classic style, this ring features a brilliant blue oval shaped sapphire bezel set in platinum. Micropavéd diamonds surround the sapphire in a halo setting and further extend their brilliance down the sides of the band.
($3,465 from Ritani)
High-End Sapphire Engagement Rings
This stunning ring by designer Adel Chefiridi is fashioned in 18 karat yellow gold with a lovely matte finish. A gorgeously bright blue sapphire is bezel set inside a halo of pave diamonds.Even more diamonds are set into the substantially wide band.
($6,995 from YLANG23)
This gorgeous ring features a 3.7 carat cushion cut deep pink sapphire and two large accent diamonds set in 18K white gold. A halo of diamonds surrounds all three. A true statement piece.
($7,430 from James Allen’s New Mille Coeur Collection)