Janai Jewellery is not only experts when it comes to beautiful engagement rings, but our range of exquisite gemstones are just as impressive. And that goes for our sapphire rings as well. We all know that a engagement ring is both a life-changing and symbolic piece of jewellery that represents love and long-term commitment. Traditionally, engagement rings are often made with diamonds and made out of either yellow or white gold, but at Janai Jewellery, we believe in self-expression and what better what to make a statement than to bless your beautiful new ring with an alluring sapphire stone. With a huge selection of options including different colours and shapes as well as metals such as platinum and white gold, Sapphire rings are rising in popularity. While both a distinctive and dazzling choice of gemstone, sapphire has been appreciated for its vivid aesthetic value and durability for many years. Being a 9-9.5 on the MOHs hardness scale its second to diamonds which are a 10, making them perfect for everyday wear. At Janai Jewellery, we offer a large range of sapphire rings, differing in shape and size, as well as its overall appearance when set in your new ring. We offer both an antiquated and traditional look, as well as sapphire rings that appear more modern and hip. Either way and in whichever way you choose to display your new sapphire ring, Janai Jewellery are proud to offer our clients beautifully designed sapphire rings in a way that showcases these beautiful gemstones.
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The name sapphire (Greek-blue) is used to describe a variation of stones.
As late as the middle ages, the name sapphire was understood to mean what is today described as lapis lzuli, which now we know is a completely different stone.
These beautiful stones are becoming more and more popular for engagement rings as well as wedding bands and eternity rings. Due to the amount of colours sapphires are available in and shapes and sizes. Also, considering you can get a larger looking stone in a sapphire for about 30% cheaper than diamond (depending on the sapphire) its all about the size when it comes to engagement rings!
Mixing colours like sapphires and diamonds makes for some interesting designs. Adding small sapphires to a ring or making the sapphire a centre piece, the choices are endless.
In around 1800’s sapphire and ruby were recognised to be the same material known as corundum. Which we now know comes in a range of different colours such as orange, pink, purple, red, green and blue.
There is no real definition between ruby and sapphires. Light red, pink or violet corundum is generally called sapphire but if they were considered rubies they would be grouped as inferior colour for rubies.
The hardness of sapphire on the MOHs scale is 9 but some corundum can have a hardness up to 9.5.
The most sought after colours for corundum are Blood red rubies, Ceylon sapphire royal blue and pure cornflower blue.
Sapphires are mined in various countries around the world including Thailand, Burma, Sri Lanka and Tanzania.