Colored gemstones present another option for engagement rings, offering a chance to create a ring that is uniquely personal.
Colored Gemstone engagement rings have become prominent in the engagement and wedding ring industry once again. In Asia and Europe, they were very common before the rise in popularity of diamonds as engagement rings. The growth in the popularity of colored gemstones, the vast array of colors and affordability are making gemstone engagement rings a favored choice.
The uniqueness of colored gems may be one reason the Millennial generation is choosing these stones for engagement rings. Diamonds look very similar to each other but no two sapphires look exactly the same. Colored gemstones, and sapphires in particular, are a way to express your individuality. There is more of a feeling of satisfaction because it is truly one-of-a-kind. It really resonates deeply with Millennials, who feel that everybody has their own voice, impact and path and sapphire can confirm that.
When you pick a gemstone, you pick your personality. You have an opportunity to step out and be more unique and to not fit into a uniform pattern.
When men select a gemstone for the engagement ring they are looking for a way to personalize it and the reasons behind the color and shape automatically makes it unique and sets it apart.
We think a very important role model for color in engagement rings was Princess Diana and the spectacular sapphire that now worn by Kate Middleton,
Sapphires come in every color of the rainbow and the vast array of hues along with their durability make them an ideal choice for an engagement ring.
There are two elements that go into the selection of an engagement ring — emotional and practical. Since a ring has to be more durable than necklaces and earrings, selecting a durable stone is key. Sapphires can be the color of the sky and water, appearing expansive and limitless in their beauty. There is a heavenly dimension to the color, a feeling of infinity like when you look at the sky and its limitless beauty that you can look at without getting tired.
The new generation of Millennials has a thirst for spirituality and meaningfulness but is more grounded than the generation of the ’60s. Some gemstones capture that feeling inside you. Certain people are not about the jewelry and techniques; they are more about the meaningfulness and the tickle inside that they feel. They have the courage to choose what is meaningful.