Their dazzling color and lustrous beauty make sapphires a gorgeous choice for an engagement ring. Use our sapphire guide to learn about sapphire characteristics and how to select a sapphire that’s perfect for you.
Sapphire color is evaluated on three qualities: hue, tone, and saturation.LEARN MORE
Sapphires vary in density, so they are measured by size as well as carat weight.LEARN MORE
A well-cut sapphire will display its color to its best ability, while still enhancing luster and brilliance.LEARN MORE
Sapphires form in an environment rich with trace minerals, which affect sapphire clarity.LEARN MORE
Our sapphires are ethically sourced in accordance with fair trade and environmentally responsible principles. We ensure that each sapphire has been handled according to strict labor, trade, and environmental protocols. Many of our sapphire are from Sri Lanka, where sapphire miners operate in small cooperatives that share the costs, labor, and profits from the sale of any gemstones found. Miners rely on traditional mining practices that have been employed in Sri Lanka for 2,000 years without environmental damage.learn more
Sapphires are commonly heat-treated to improve color, clarity, and overall appearance.LEARN MORE
A comprehensive sapphire grading scale has not yet been established by the industry, but color is one of the most important characteristics that determines sapphire quality.LEARN MORE
Sapphires can be cleaned at home with warm water and any cleaning detergent.LEARN MORE
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Our showrooms are an elegant and serene environment to privately view our collection. Our jewelryspecialists are here to offer everything from technical gemstone expertise to explaining our ethicalpractices to full custom design.