One of the
finest gemstones on earth,
diamonds pale in comparison to a choice selection of pink sapphire
engagement rings. Your bride will be speechless when she sees the
dazzling engagement ring you have picked out for her. [Except to cry
YES!] Choose an engagement ring to fit your fiancé's
personality and announce to the world your bond as a couple. Pink
sapphires range in color from a pale, almost nude, pink to a
bright hot pink.
the love of your life adores pink and has been surrounded with the
color in her bedroom, dreaming of you and a fairytale wedding. Wow,
that can be a lot of pressure! Do not feel you have to make this
decision alone, and enlist advice from your girlfriend's family and
friends. They are certain to be tickled pink being included!
traditional cost of an engagement ring is said to equal to two-month'
salary. There has been a trend in colorful pink and green theme
weddings. This is a perfect blend of classic feminine and masculine
colors. It is only natural for a pretty girl to 'be in the pink'.
is linked most often to qualities of loyalty, faithfulness and
honesty. This is why it is a chosen favorite for engagement rings.
The sapphire received immense popularity when Prince Charles
presented Lady Diana with an oval sapphire surrounded by fourteen
diamonds for their engagement. There is a legend that the Ten
Commandments are believed to have been made of sapphire.
Sapphires are offered in round, or oval shapes; rectangular and
square cuts are also available. Sapphires are quite hard, measuring 9
on the Mohs scale, with the diamond being the only gem that is
harder. Synthetic sapphires were first created in 1902, and it is
hard to tell them from natural sapphires except by the trained eye.
Sapphire is the birthstone for September, and in the same gem family
as the ruby.
star sapphire, called so because of the appearance of a sparkle in
its center, has historically been thought of as a love charm
throughout many cultures. Helen of Troy attributed her battle
conquests to a star sapphire she owned. The bands of light across the
stone that created the star like appearance are said to represent
destiny and hope. The rare pink sapphires
are most found in Madagascar and Sri Lanka.
said to have given wisdom and afforded protection to generations of
Kings. In ancient times, priests often used the sapphire in order to
help them to predict the future. In the Bible, the sapphire was one
of twelve stones given to Moses to place in the breastplate of Aaron.
Sapphires were also placed in the foundation of the walls of Jerusalem.
are a durable gem, and easy to care for, which do not scratch or
crack easily. Their value depends on color, transparency, and size.
Sapphires have with a rich history and unusually long life expectancy.
given for the 5th, 23rd, and 45th wedding
anniversaries. The Star Sapphire is often gifted on the 65th
anniversary. Your new wife will cherish her ring, and pass it down
for many generations to come! Congratulations, Prince Charming, your
captivating Princess awaits you, and that stunning pink
sapphire engagement ring!