Blue Diamond Or Blue Sapphire Engagement Rings

Have Ceylon blue sapphire fantasised about a gorgeous blue engagement ring? While many people naturally presume sapphire engagement rings are the only option when searching for such a ring, this type of vibrant colour is also achievable in diamonds.

While sapphire engagement rings are famous for their gorgeous deep blue hue, blue diamonds are considered among the very rare and most precious gemstones in the world. While all natural fancy color diamonds are rare, blue diamonds are incredibly so, with the majority of jewellers never having one. Obviously, it follows they are also quite expensive, especially as blue is considered among the least common and most desirable colours. The Hope diamond, which is in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. is the most famous blue stone on the planet and the biggest at 45.52-carats.

It’s both simple and difficult to distinguish between blue sapphire engagement rings and blue diamond engagement rings however the major discerning element is the cost. The distinction between a blue diamond and a colourless diamond is that the presence of boron, and that’s what creates the beautiful blue hue. Sapphires, on the other hand, can be quite pricey but they do not have the glow that blue diamonds have. In the same way, although they are also hard and durable stones, they cannot expect to compete with diamonds on the Mohs Scale of Hardness.

It looks like the price is the principle factor in regards to deciding between both of these stones, and if you’re on a budget, a blue color is surely the next best thing, having its own all-natural flash and flame characteristics. Although, when it comes to the value of diamonds and sapphires, the two are far more desirable the richer and darker the blue colour. This does, of course leave them more expensive.

Diamonds and sapphires are not the only options out there for a blue diamond engagement ring. Blue topaz gemstones come in a tone that is considerably brighter than natural blue diamonds, as well as being much more affordable. Similarly, blue aquamarine gemstones exhibit a gorgeous show of marine blue and are both economical and incredibly durable. Though such jewels tend to have lower flash and fire qualities, the two are treasured for their natural beauty and lustre.

Certainly, blue coloured stones will always be precious because of their beautiful and lovely colouring, and whether you would rather blue diamonds to blue sapphire engagement rings, you can be certain that both will stand out as a stunning and gorgeous piece of jewelry.