Sapphire engagement rings are increasingly being chosen by women over rubies and diamonds for their special day in life. The captivating range of colors that a sapphire offers helps them to complement it with the color of their engagement dress which is usually not possible with the other precious gemstones. Whatever be the color of the dress, there is always a beautiful sapphire to accentuate the appearance.
The deep blue sapphire engagement ring reflects royal splendor and goes well with dark colored attire as impressively proved by Kate Middleton. Also, dresses with pastel colors help the stunning blue sapphire to be highlighted on this special occasion. Pink sapphire rings give a kind of feminine and delicate look which perfectly blends with a selected color range of engagement dresses. Similar is the case with the green and yellow sapphire engagement rings which would be a stunning accessory on this memorable day when worn with few chosen complementing color dresses. Sapphires are also available in shades of orange and brown and are preferred by women for their engagement who like to style themselves differently, but, when these sapphires are used there is a need to carefully choose the color of the engagement dress as not many colors are suitable to be worn along with an orange or brown sapphire engagement ring. Sapphires are also found in shades of gray and black which are not very popular among the women but men prefer these for their wedding rings.
Nature has blessed sapphires with a rare variety which is popularly known as color change sapphire. It has a unique quality which helps it to exhibit different colors in different light. In outdoor light these color change sapphires are blue whereas purple under the room light; they may also be pink in daylight to greenish under fluorescent light. A valuable sapphire if affordable and if available would be one of the best choices for sapphire engagement rings. Most likely, an engagement ring is worn most of the time and if it is crafted with this rare sapphire, one is sure to receive compliments and admiration because it would look magnificent at any place and any time.
Another unusual sapphire is the star sapphire which comprises intersecting needlelike inclusions reflecting a star like appearance. Star sapphires are extremely rare and would make the engagement ring distinctly special. A wide range of nicely cut and shaped colorless sapphires are sometimes used as substitute for diamonds in the engagement rings as this helps in reducing the cost of the ring.
As we now know sapphires are available in many beautiful colors and when these are creatively matched with the color of the engagement dresses the effect is spectacular. One may also skillfully combine different color sapphires into one piece of brilliant sapphire engagement ring. With these beautiful choices that a sapphire offers it is suggested that one spend some time and design and craft a memorable sapphire engagement ring for the day.